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Deep pink Hybrid Tea.
Exhibition name: Ravel
Florists Rose, Hybrid Tea.
Deep pink. None to mild fragrance. 25 petals. Average diameter 5". Very large, double (17-25 petals), borne mostly solitary, high-centered bloom form. Blooms in flushes throughout the season. Medium, ovoid buds.
3 to 7 leaflets.
Height of 5' 11" (180 cm).
USDA zone 6b and warmer. 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 8,632 on 8 Mar 1994 VIEW USPTO PATENT
Application No: 999605 on 31 Dec 1992
Inventor: J.E. Steenks (Baarlo, NL). Assignee: De Ruiter's Nieuwe Rozen B.V. (Hazerswoude, NL)... discovered as a natural whole plant mutation in a controlled planting of the variety known as RUIdriko (USPP007362)... dark pink flowers...
28 December 1937, composer Maurice Ravel died in Paris.