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'Harry Wheatcroft' rose Description
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Yellow blend Hybrid Tea.
Registration name: Harry Wheatcroft
Discovered by Harry Wheatcroft & Sons Ltd. (United Kingdom, 1972).
Introduced by Unknown (Australia) in 1975 as 'Harry Wheatcroft'.
Hybrid Tea.  
Red and yellow, stripes.  Mild fragrance.  Large bloom form.  Blooms in flushes throughout the season.  
Height of 30" to 39" (75 to 100 cm).  Width of up to 2' (up to 60 cm).
USDA zone 7b through 10b.  Disease susceptibility: susceptible to blackspot .  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) .  Can be grown in the ground or in a container (container requires winter protection).  
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