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'AROgrewod' rose Description
'Silverado (hybrid tea, Christensen, 1987)' rose photo
Photo courtesy of Catseye1788
Availability:
Commercially available
Synonyms:
HMF Ratings:
15 favorite votes.  
ARS:
Mauve or mauve blend Hybrid Tea.
Registration name: AROgrewod
Exhibition name: Silverado
Origin:
Bred by Jack E. Christensen (United States, 1987).
Introduced in United States by Armstrong Garden Centers Inc. in 1989 as 'Silverado'.
Class:
Hybrid Tea.  
Bloom:
Mauve or purple blend.  Mild, rose fragrance.  28 petals.  Blooms in flushes throughout the season.  
Growing:
USDA zone 6b and warmer.  Disease susceptibility: very disease resistant.  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 6,861  on  20 Jun 1989   VIEW USPTO PATENT

This invention relates to a new and distinct variety of hybrid tea rose
plant cv. Arogrewod particularly suited for garden decoration, and
characterized by its classically shaped flowers of light lavender on the
inside surface of the petals and creamy white on the outside surface of
the petals.



Inventors:
Christensen; Jack E. (Ontario, CA)
Assignee:

Armstrong Garden Centers, Inc.
(Monrovia,
CA)


Notes:
Jack Christensen describes this rose as lavender with a white reverse, particularly lovely in the bud stage...