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'Buccaneer' rose Description
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Medium yellow Grandiflora.
Registration name: Buccaneer
Exhibition name: Buccaneer
Bred by Herbert C. Swim (United States, 1952).
Introduced in United States by Armstrong Nursery in 1952 as 'Buccaneer'.
Introduced in Australia by Hazlewood Bros. Pty. Ltd. in 1954 as 'Buccaneer'.
Grandiflora, Hybrid Tea.  
Yellow.  Strong, tea fragrance.  30 to 38 petals.  Medium to large, double (17-25 petals) bloom form.  Blooms in flushes throughout the season.  
Matte, dark green foliage.  
Height of up to 4' (up to 120 cm).  
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.  
United States - Patent No: PP 1,119   VIEW USPTO PATENT
Mentioned in the American Rose Annual 1952 as one of the New Roses of the World.