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'Friendship' rose Description
'Friendship (hybrid tea, Lindquist, 1978)' rose photo
Photo courtesy of Robert Neil Rippetoe
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Deep pink Hybrid Tea.
Registration name: LINrick
Exhibition name: Friendship
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'.
Hybrid Tea.  
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: 5' to 8' (150 to 245cm).  
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