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'Freedom ®' rose Description
'Freedom ® (florist's rose, Evers/Tantau, 1997/2004)' rose photo
Photo courtesy of Dave Bang
Availability:
Commercially available
Synonyms:
HMF Ratings:
17 favorite votes.  
ARS:
Medium red Hybrid Tea.
Origin:
Bred by Hans J├╝rgen Evers (1940-2007) (Germany, 1997).
Introduced in Germany by Rosen-Tantau/Tantau Roses in 2004 as 'Freedom'.
Class:
Florists Rose, Hybrid Tea.  
Bloom:
Red.  None / no fragrance.  up to 28 petals.  Average diameter 2.25".  Medium, very double, borne mostly solitary, cupped bloom form.  Blooms in flushes throughout the season.  
Habit:
Upright.  Dark green, leathery foliage.  7 leaflets.  

Height: 28" to 35" (70 to 90cm).  Width: up to 14" (up to 35cm).
Growing:
USDA zone 6b through 9b (default).  Can be used for cut flower.  Prefers cool sites..  
Patents:
United States - Patent No: PP 16,697  on  20 Jun 2006   VIEW USPTO PATENT
Application No: 10/926,431  on  24 Aug 2004
Inventors: Evers; Hans Jurgen (Oetersen, DE)
Assignee: Rosen Tantau Mathias Tantau Nachfolger (Uetersen, DE)
The present invention relates to a new and distinct variety of hybrid tea rose plant named `TAN97544`, which was originated by me by crossing an unnamed, unpatented variety with `TANettola`, U.S. Plant Pat. No. 11,020.
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