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'Commonwealth Glory' rose Description
'Commonwealth Glory' rose photo
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Apricot or apricot blend Hybrid Tea.
Registration name: HARclue
Exhibition name: Commonwealth Glory
Bred by Harkness (United Kingdom, 1998).
Introduced in United Kingdom by R Harkness & Co. Ltd. in 1999 as 'Commonwealth Glory'.
Hybrid Tea.  
Apricot or apricot blend.  Strong, anise fragrance.  up to 60 petals.  Average diameter 5.5".  Very large, very full (41+ petals), borne mostly solitary bloom form.  Blooms in flushes throughout the season.  
Height of 35" to 39" (90 to 100 cm).  Width of 28" (70 cm).
USDA zone 7b and warmer.  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) .  
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