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'Konrad Adenauer' rose Description
'Konrad Adenauer' rose photo
Photo courtesy of Henrique Rodrigues Vivián
Availability:
Commercially available
Synonyms:
HMF Ratings:
18 favorite votes.  
ARS:
Dark red Hybrid Tea.
Registration name: TANedauk
Exhibition name: Konrad Adenauer Rose
Origin:
Bred by Mathias Tantau, Jr. (1912 - 2006) (Germany, 1954).
Class:
Hybrid Tea.  
Bloom:
Dark red.  Strong fragrance.  35 petals.  Blooms in flushes throughout the season.  
Growing:
USDA zone 7b and warmer.  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) .  
Patents:
United States - Patent No: PP 1,452   VIEW USPTO PATENT
Notes:
From 1949 to 1963 Konrad Adenauer served as the first Chancellor of the West German Republic. He was born 5 January 1876 and died 19 April 1967. Adenauer was Time magazine's 1953 Man of the Year.