'Uncle Joe' rose Description
Photo courtesy of Dave and Deb Boyd
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Dark red Hybrid Tea.
Registration name: Uncle Joe
Dark red. Strong fragrance. 80 petals. Large, very double, globular bloom form. Blooms in flushes throughout the season.
Tall. Leathery foliage.
Height of 8' (245 cm).
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!.
Parentage also stated as 'Karl Herbst’ seedling x ‘Big Red’. Refer references.