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'Apollo ®' rose Description
'Apollo ® (hybrid tea, Armstrong, 1971)' rose photo
Photo courtesy of Jean Marion
Availability:
Commercially available
Synonyms:
ARMolo
HMF Ratings:
16 favorite votes.  
Average rating: FAIR+.  
ARS:
Medium yellow Hybrid Tea.
Registration name: ARMolo
Exhibition name: Apollo ®
Origin:
Bred by David L. Armstrong (United States, 1971).
Introduced in United States by Armstrong Roses as 'Apollo'.
Class:
Hybrid Tea.  
Bloom:
Yellow.  Strong fragrance.  Double (17-25 petals) bloom form.  Blooms in flushes throughout the season.  
Growing:
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) .  
Patents:
United States - Patent No: PP 3,322  on  1 May 1973   VIEW USPTO PATENT
Notes:
Apollo, god of healing, poetry, light...


Judy Darting reports WalMart was carrying this rose.