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'Hawaii' rose Description
'Hawaii (hybrid tea, Boerner c1958)' rose photo
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Orange or orange-red Hybrid Tea.
Registration name: Hawaii (hybrid tea, Boerner c1958)
Bred by Eugene S. Boerner (United States, circa 1958).
Introduced in United States by Jackson & Perkins Co. (Newark, NY) in 1960 as 'Hawaii'.
Introduced in Australia by Hazlewood Bros. Pty. Ltd. in 1961 as 'Hawaii'.
Introduced in France by Vilmorin-Andrieux in 1963 as 'Hawaii'.
Hybrid Tea.  
Orange - coral.  Strong, raspberry, spice fragrance.  33 petals.  Average diameter 6".  Very large, full (26-40 petals), high-centered bloom form.  Blooms in flushes throughout the season.  Long, pointed buds.  
Upright.  Leathery foliage.  
USDA zone 7b through 10b.  Disease susceptibility: susceptible to Mildew.  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 1,833  on  12 May 1959   VIEW USPTO PATENT
The State of Hawaii was admitted to the Union on 21 August 1959.