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'Souvenir of Wootton' rose Description
'Souvenir of Wootton' rose photo
Photo courtesy of Todd Kerr
Synonyms:
 
HMF Ratings:
10 favorite votes.  
ARS:
Medium red Hybrid Tea.
Registration name: Souvenir of Wootton
Exhibition name: Souvenir of Wootton
Origin:
Bred by John Cook & Son (United States, 1888).
Introduced in Australia by Anderson and Co. in 1897 as 'Souvenir of Wootton'.
Class:
Hybrid Tea, Tea.  
Bloom:
Crimson, carmine-pink edges.  Moderate fragrance.  Very large, double (17-25 petals), cupped, globular bloom form.  Occasional repeat later in the season.  
Habit:
Bushy.  Dark green, leathery foliage.  
Growing:
USDA zone 6b through 9b (default).  
Notes:
Different parentages have been reported. Hybridizer John Cook himself described Louis van Houtte as the "pollen bearer" of Souvenir of Wootton. See References.
 
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