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'Dream Red' rose Description
'Dream Red' rose photo
Photo courtesy of Jennifer & Jim Hughes
Availability:
Commercially available
Synonyms:
HMF Ratings:
7 favorite votes.  
ARS:
Medium red Hybrid Tea.
Registration name: TWOpaul
Exhibition name: Dream Red
Origin:
Bred by Jerry F. Twomey (United States, 1999).
Class:
Hybrid Tea.  
Bloom:
Red.  Mild fragrance.  24 to 28 petals.  Average diameter 3.5".  Large, double (17-25 petals) bloom form.  Blooms in flushes throughout the season.  
Habit:
Height of 3' to 4' (90 to 120 cm).  
Growing:
USDA zone 7b and warmer.  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) .  Needs little care; relatively disease-free and quite hardy.  
Patents:
Australia - Application No: 1999/224  on  1999   VIEW PBR PATENT
 
United States - Patent No: PP 11,503  on  5 Sep 2000   VIEW USPTO PATENT
Application  on  24 Dec 1998
The patent application describes TWOpaul as a Hybrid Tea.
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