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'Friendship' rose Description
'Friendship (hybrid tea, Lindquist, 1978)' rose photo
Photo courtesy of Beth's Northern CA Rose Garden
Availability:
Commercially available
Synonyms:
HMF Ratings:
13 favorite votes.  
Average rating: EXCELLENT-.  
ARS:
Deep pink Hybrid Tea.
Registration name: LINrick
Exhibition name: Friendship
Origin:
Bred by Robert V. Lindquist (United States, before 1977).
Introduced in United States by Conard-Pyle (Star Roses) in 1978 as 'Friendship'.
Introduced in Australia by Roy H. Rumsey Pty. Ltd. in 1979 as 'Friendship'.
Class:
Hybrid Tea.  
Bloom:
Deep pink.  Strong fragrance.  25 to 35 petals.  Average diameter 6".  Very large, double (17-25 petals), borne mostly solitary, cluster-flowered, in small clusters, cupped-to-flat bloom form.  Blooms in flushes throughout the season.  Large, long sepals, ovoid buds.  
Habit:
Tall, upright.  Large, matte, dark green, leathery foliage.  
Height of 5' to 8' (150 to 245 cm).  
Growing:
USDA zone 7b and warmer.  Can be used for beds and borders, cut flower or garden.  Vigorous.  flowers drop off cleanly.  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) .  
Patents:
United States - Patent No: PP 4,284  on  25 Jul 1978   VIEW USPTO PATENT
Application No: 05/850,402  on  10 Nov 1977
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