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'Pearl Harbor' rose Description
'Pearl Harbor' rose photo
Photo courtesy of Beth's Northern CA Rose Garden
HMF Ratings:
16 favorite votes.  
ARS:
Pink blend Hybrid Tea.
Registration name: Pearl Harbor
Origin:
Bred by Frederick Huber Howard (United States, before 1943).
Introduced in United States by Howard & Smith in 1943 as 'Pearl Harbor'.
Class:
Hybrid Tea.  
Bloom:
Light pink, rose-pink reverse.  Strong fragrance.  45 petals.  Average diameter 3.25".  Medium, full (26-40 petals), high-centered bloom form.  Blooms in flushes throughout the season.  Long, pointed buds.  
Habit:
Upright.  Dark green, leathery foliage.  
Growing:
USDA zone 6b through 9b (default).  Can be used for cut flower or garden.  Very vigorous.  
Patents:
United States - Patent No: PP 637  on  8 Aug 1944   VIEW USPTO PATENT
Notes:
Japan bombed Pearl Harbor 7 December 1941.