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'Prima Ballerina ®' rose Description
'Prima Ballerina ® (hybrid tea, Tantau, 1957)' rose photo
Photo courtesy of Calif Sue
Availability:
Commercially available
HMF Ratings:
33 favorite votes.  
Average rating: EXCELLENT.  
ARS:
Deep pink Hybrid Tea.
Registration name: Prima Ballerina ®
Exhibition name: Prima Ballerina ®
Origin:
Bred by Mathias Tantau, Jr. (1912 - 2006) (Germany, 1957).
Introduced in France by Grandes Roseraies du Val de la Loire in 1958 as 'Première Ballerine'.
Introduced in United Kingdom by Wheatcroft Brothers Ltd. in 1958 as 'Prima Ballerina'.
Introduced in Australia by Hazlewood Bros. Pty. Ltd. in 1959 as 'Prima Ballerina'.
Class:
Hybrid Tea.  
Bloom:
Cerise, ages to deep pink .  Cherry-pink.  Strong fragrance.  20 petals.  Average diameter 3".  Medium, double (17-25 petals) bloom form.  Blooms in flushes throughout the season.  Long, pointed buds.  
Habit:
Light green foliage.  
Height of 3' to 4¼' (90 to 130 cm).  Width of up to 2' (up to 60 cm).
Growing:
USDA zone 6b through 9b (default).  Disease susceptibility: very disease resistant.  
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