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Red blend Hybrid Tea.
Registration name: Smoky
Exhibition name: Smoky
Red blend. Oxblood red shaded burgundy. Moderate, strong, raspberry fragrance. Medium to large, double (17-25 petals), classic hybrid tea, flat bloom form. Blooms in flushes throughout the season.
Height of 3' to 5' (90 to 150 cm). Width of 2' (60 cm).
USDA zone 6b through 9b (default). 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. Requires spring freeze protection (see glossary - Spring freeze protection) .