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'Wiener Charme ®' rose Description
'Vienna Charm' rose photo
Photo courtesy of Bruce Martin
Availability:
Commercially available
HMF Ratings:
35 favorite votes.  
ARS:
Orange blend Hybrid Tea.
Registration name: KORschaprat
Exhibition name: Wiener Charme ®
Origin:
Bred by Reimer Kordes (1922-1997) (Germany, 1963).
Introduced in Ireland by Samuel McGredy and Son, Nurserymen (Ireland) in 1963 as 'Vienna Charm'.
Introduced in Australia by T. G. Stewart in 1964 as 'Vienna Charm'.
Introduced in France by NIRP International in 1964 as 'Charme de Vienne'.
Introduced in France by Vilmorin-Andrieux in 1964 as 'Charme de Vienne'.
Introduced in United States by Jackson & Perkins Co. in 1965 as 'Charming Vienna'.
Class:
Hybrid Tea.  
Bloom:
Copper - orange.  Mild fragrance.  27 to 35 petals.  Average diameter 5.25".  Very large, full (26-40 petals), borne mostly solitary, cluster-flowered, in small clusters, high-centered, open bloom form.  Prolific, blooms in flushes throughout the season.  Pointed buds.  
Habit:
Tall, upright.  Medium, glossy, dark green, leathery foliage.  
Height of 3' to 5' (90 to 150 cm).  
Growing:
USDA zone 6b through 9b (default).  Can be used for cut flower or garden.  Vigorous.  
Patents:
United States - Patent No: PP 2,550  on  31 Aug 1965   VIEW USPTO PATENT
Notes:
Mandy in Western Australia grows Vienna Charm in her garden. She says, This is a truly imposing creature. It has huge flowers. My rose has to be kept down to around 4 feet with secateurs on a regular basis.