'Friendship' rose Description
Photo courtesy of Jean Marion
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Deep pink Hybrid Tea.Registration name: LINrickExhibition name:
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.
Tall, upright. Large, matte, dark green, leathery foliage.
Height of 5' to 8' (150 to 245 cm).
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) .
United States - Patent No: PP 4,284 on 25 Jul 1978 VIEW USPTO PATENT
Application No: 05/850,402 on 10 Nov 1977