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'Alaska' rose Description
'Alaska (hybrid tea, Meilland, 1948)' rose photo
Photo courtesy of CybeRose
Availability:
Commercially available
HMF Ratings:
14 favorite votes.  
ARS:
White, near white or white blend Hybrid Tea.
Registration name: Alaska
Origin:
Bred by Francis Meilland (1912-1958) (France, before 1948).
Introduced in United Kingdom by Wheatcroft Brothers Ltd. in 1949 as 'Alaska'.
Introduced in Australia by Hazlewood Bros. Pty. Ltd. in 1951 as 'Alaska'.
Class:
Hybrid Tea.  
Bloom:
Cream, lemon-yellow undertones.  Strong fragrance.  35 to 40 petals.  Very large, full (26-40 petals), scalloped bloom form.  Blooms in flushes throughout the season.  Long buds.  
Habit:
Upright.  Leathery foliage.  
Growing:
USDA zone 6b through 9b (default).  
Notes:
The State of Alaska was admitted to the Union on 3 January 1959.
 
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