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'Perfume Delight' rose Description
'Perfume Delight' rose photo
Photo courtesy of Nana2022
Availability:
Commercially available
HMF Ratings:
60 favorite votes.  
Average rating: EXCELLENT.  
ARS:
Medium pink Hybrid Tea.
Registration name: Perfume Delight
Exhibition name: Perfume Delight
Origin:
Bred by Swim & Weeks (United States, 1973).
Introduced in United States by Conard-Pyle (Star Roses) in 1973 as 'Perfume Delight'.
Introduced in Australia by Roy H. Rumsey Pty. Ltd. in 1977 as 'Perfume Delight'.
Class:
Hybrid Tea.  
Bloom:
Pink.  Strong, damask fragrance.  30 petals.  Large, full (26-40 petals), borne mostly solitary, cupped, high-centered bloom form.  Blooms in flushes throughout the season.  Long, pointed buds.  
Habit:
Bushy, upright.  Large, glossy, leathery foliage.  
Height of up to 4' (up to 120 cm).  Width of up to 3' (up to 90 cm).
Growing:
USDA zone 6b and warmer.  Can be used for cut flower or garden.  Vigorous.  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.  
Patents:
United States - Patent No: PP 3,282  on  2 Jan 1973   VIEW USPTO PATENT
Ploidy:
Tetraploid
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