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'Hawaii' rose Description
'Hawaii (hybrid tea, Boerner, 1960)' rose photo
Photo courtesy of Matt's Northwest Florida Garden
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Orange or orange-red Hybrid Tea.
Registration name: Hawaii
Bred by Eugene S. "Gene" Boerner (United States, 1960).
Introduced in United States by Jackson & Perkins Co. as 'Hawaii'.
Introduced in Australia by Hazlewood Bros. Pty. Ltd. in 1961 as 'Hawaii'.
Hybrid Tea.  
Orange or orange-red.  Raspberry, spice fragrance.  33 petals.  Full (26-40 petals) bloom form.  Blooms in flushes throughout the season.  
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.