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'Espérance ™' rose Description
'Espérance ™ (hybrid tea, De Ruiter)' rose photo
Photo courtesy of Cristina Macleod
Availability:
Commercially available
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HMF Ratings:
17 favorite votes.  
ARS:
Light pink Hybrid Tea.
Registration name: RUIvonk
Origin:
Bred by Antonius A. Pouw (Netherlands, before 2001).
Introduced in Netherlands by De Ruiter's Nieuwe Rozen B.V. in 2004 as 'Espérance'.
Class:
Florists Rose, Hybrid Tea.  
Bloom:
Light pink, ages to lighter .  Cream with pink heart and greenish guard petals.  None / no fragrance.  up to 45 petals.  Average diameter 4.75".  Very large, very full (41+ petals), borne mostly solitary bloom form.  Blooms in flushes throughout the season.  Large, ovoid buds.  
Habit:
Tall, upright.  Semi-glossy foliage.  3 to 7 leaflets.  
Height of up to 8½' (up to 260 cm).  
Growing:
USDA zone 6b through 9b (default).  
Patents:
United States - Patent No: PP 14,663  on  6 Apr 2004   VIEW USPTO PATENT
Application No: 10/004,187  on  31 Oct 2001

A new and distinct Hybrid Tea Rose plant having attractive light pink
flowers.
Inventors: Pouw; Anton (De Kwakel, NL)
Assignee: De Ruiter's Nieuwe Rozen B.V. (NL)

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