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'Toro' rose Description
'Uncle Joe' rose photo
Photo courtesy of gagasgarden
Availability:
Commercially available
HMF Ratings:
64 favorite votes.  
Average rating: GOOD+.  
ARS:
Dark red Hybrid Tea.
Registration name: Uncle Joe
Origin:
Bred by Kern Rose Nursery (United States, 1972).
Introduced by Unknown (Australia) in 1976 as 'Uncle Joe'.
Class:
Hybrid Tea.  
Bloom:
Dark red.  Strong fragrance.  80 petals.  Large, very double, globular bloom form.  Blooms in flushes throughout the season.  
Habit:
Tall.  Leathery foliage.  
Height of 8' (245 cm).  
Growing:
USDA zone 7b and warmer.  Can be used for exhibition.  Vigorous.  heat tolerant.  Requires spring freeze protection (see glossary - Spring freeze protection) .  Resist the urge to prune this rose too heavily -- it doesn't like it!.  
Notes:
Parentage also stated as 'Karl Herbst’ seedling x ‘Big Red’. Refer references.
 
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