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'Herz As ®' rose Description
'Herz As ® (hybrid tea, Tantau, 1963)' rose photo
Photo courtesy of Cliff's High Desert Garden Archival Dec, 2011 last updated 101812
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Medium red Hybrid Tea.
Exhibition name: Herz As ®
Bred by Mathias Tantau, Jr. (1912 - 2006) (Germany, 1963).
Introduced in France by NIRP International in 1964 as 'As de Coeur'.
Introduced in Australia by Treloar Roses in 1966 as 'Ace of Hearts'.
Hybrid Tea.  
Red.  Mild fragrance.  Large, double (17-25 petals), high-centered bloom form.  Blooms in flushes throughout the season.  Long, pointed buds.  
Upright.  Dark green foliage.  
Height of 2' to 28" (60 to 70 cm).  
USDA zone 6b and warmer.  Can be used for cut flower.  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) .  Can be grown in the ground or in a container (container requires winter protection).  
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