'Birthday Present' rose Description
Photo courtesy of Patricia Routley
12 favorite votes.
Dark red Hybrid Tea, Cl..
Registration name: Birthday Present
Exhibition name: Birthday Present
Climber, Hybrid Tea, Cl..
Dark red. Supple canes. Strong fragrance. 20 petals. Average diameter 3.5". Medium, double (17-25 petals), high-centered bloom form. Once-blooming spring or summer. Ovoid buds.
Climbing, thornless (or almost). Dark green, leathery foliage.
Height of 9' 10" to 13' 1" (300 to 400 cm). Width of 4' 11" to 9' 2" (150 to 280 cm).
USDA zone 6b through 9b (default).
There is a discrepancy in the references as to whether the seed parent was 'Guinee' or ['Guinee' x unknown].
Nigel Pratt of Tasman Bay Roses says this rose has semi-double shapely flowers of dark red on a vigorous bush...