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'Dresden' rose Description
'Dresden' rose photo
Photo courtesy of jedmar
Availability:
Commercially available
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HMF Ratings:
12 favorite votes.  
ARS:
White, near white or white blend Hybrid Tea.
Registration name: Dresden
Origin:
Bred by Marcel Robichon (France, before 1958).
Introduced in United States by Ilgenfritz Nursery Inc. in 1961 as 'Mathé Altéry'.
Introduced by Unknown (Australia) in 1963 as 'Dresden'.
Class:
Hybrid Tea.  
Bloom:
White, light pink shading.  Strong fragrance.  60 petals.  Average diameter 4.5".  Large, very full (41+ petals), exhibition, high-centered bloom form.  Blooms in flushes throughout the season.  Ovoid buds.  
Habit:
Upright.  Semi-glossy, dark green, leathery foliage.  
Height of up to 39" (up to 100 cm).  
Growing:
USDA zone 7b and warmer.  Vigorous.  Blooms tend to ball in wet weather.  Disease susceptibility: very disease resistant.  Spring Pruning: Remove old canes and dead or diseased wood and cut back canes that cross. In warmer climates, cut back the remaining canes by about one-third. In colder areas, you'll probably find you'll have to prune a little more than that.  Requires spring freeze protection (see glossary - Spring freeze protection) .  
Patents:
United States - Patent No: PP 1,857  on  4 Aug 1959   VIEW USPTO PATENT
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