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'Elle' rose Description
'Elle (hybrid tea, Boerner 1961)' rose photo
Photo courtesy of bumblekim
Availability:
Commercially available
Synonyms:
BOEr
BOEri
Nobility
HMF Ratings:
10 favorite votes.  
Average rating: EXCELLENT.  
ARS:
Light pink Hybrid Tea.
Registration name: Nobility
Origin:
Bred by Eugene S. "Gene" Boerner (United States, before 1960).
Introduced in United States by Jackson & Perkins Co. in 1961 as 'Nobility'.
Introduced in France by Vilmorin-Andrieux in 1963 as 'Elle'.
Introduced in Australia by Roy H. Rumsey Pty. Ltd. in 1964 as 'Nobility'.
Class:
Hybrid Tea.  
Bloom:
Light pink.  Moderate fragrance.  35 to 40 petals.  Average diameter 5.25".  Very large, full (26-40 petals), high-centered bloom form.  Blooms in flushes throughout the season.  
Habit:
Upright.  Leathery foliage.  
Height of 2' to 32" (60 to 80 cm).  
Growing:
USDA zone 6b through 9b (default).  Can be used for beds and borders, cut flower or garden.  Vigorous.  
Patents:
United States - Patent No: PP 2,093  on  19 Sep 1961   VIEW USPTO PATENT
Application  on  18 Nov 1960
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