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'Matador' rose Description
'Matador (hybrid tea, Van Rossem, 1935)' rose photo
Photo courtesy of CybeRose
Availability:
Commercially available
HMF Ratings:
10 favorite votes.  
Average rating: GOOD+.  
ARS:
Dark red Hybrid Tea.
Registration name: Matador
Origin:
Bred by Gerald Adriaan Van Rossem (Netherlands, 1935).
Introduced in United States by Jackson & Perkins Co. as 'Matador'.
Introduced in Australia by Hazlewood Bros. Pty. Ltd. in 1937 as 'Matador'.
Class:
Hybrid Tea.  
Bloom:
Scarlet - crimson, brown shading, silver(y) highlights.  Moderate fragrance.  Large, very double bloom form.  Blooms in flushes throughout the season.  Ovoid buds.  
Habit:
Bushy.  Dense foliage.  
Growing:
USDA zone 6b through 9b (default).  
Patents:
United States - Patent No: PP 170  on  7 Apr 1936   VIEW USPTO PATENT
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