This timeless classic is a perfect example of what a hybrid tea should be.
High centered, velvety, strongly scented
Suitable for zones 5 - 9
Also available as 36" tree
A landmark rose that still hypnotizes people with a powerful rich rose fragrance and velvety red petals. The large full shapely flowers are proudly held atop straight stems clothed with dark matte-green leaves.
The large, shapely, dark red blooms are held on long stems clothed with dark matte-green leaves. While happiest in hot temperatures, it doesn't disappoint wherever it calls home. Vigorous and at its happiest in hot temperatures.
Portland Gold Medal (1951). An All-America Rose Selection followed in 1953. The special ARS John Cook Medal arrived in 1964, and the James Alexander Gamble Rose Fragrance Award in 1965.