'Maria Stern' rose Description
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Orange blend Hybrid Tea.
Registration name: Maria Stern
Hybrid Tea. Sub-Zero Series.
Orange blend. Strong fragrance. Blooms in flushes throughout the season.
USDA zone 4b through 8b. 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.
United States - Patent No: PP 2,959 on 20 Jan 1970 VIEW USPTO PATENT
Application No: 715,111 on 21 Mar 1968
“Seed parent - Red Duchess’ Plant Patent No. 846.”
The seed parent is quoted in the references as 'Tip Toes'. The Plant Patent quotes 'Red Duchess'.
Maria Stern was the wife of Otto A Stern, owner of Stern's Nursery, Geneva, NY.