'American Hero ™' rose Description
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Medium red Hybrid Tea.Registration name: JACvetorExhibition name:
American Hero ™
Red. None to mild, sweet fragrance. 35 to 40 petals. Average diameter 2". Small, full (26-40 petals) bloom form. Blooms in flushes throughout the season.
Medium, thornless (or almost). Glossy foliage.
Height of 5' (150 cm). Width of 4' (120 cm).
USDA zone 7b and warmer. Can be used for cut flower or garden. Heat tolerant. Disease susceptibility: very disease resistant. 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) .
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