'Eiffel Tower' rose Description
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Medium pink Hybrid Tea.
Registration name: Eiffel Tower
Exhibition name: Eiffel Tower
Pink. Strong fragrance. 35 petals. Average diameter 5". Very large, full (26-40 petals), exhibition, high-centered bloom form. Blooms in flushes throughout the season. Long buds.
Upright. Semi-glossy, leathery foliage.
Height: up to 5' (up to 150cm). Width: up to 4' (up to 120cm).
USDA zone 6b and warmer. Vigorous. 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.
Although the plant patent states that the pollen parent is an "Unnamed Seedling", Herb Swim states a specific parentage in his book Roses - From Dreams To Reality. See REFERENCES