Legends Hybrid Tea Rose
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MONSTROUS buds & HUMUNGOUS blossoms of rich ruby red hold their durable brilliance from beginning to end. IMMENSE petals (just one can cover a child's palm) lend a classical Hybrid Tea bud shape, slowly spiraling open to a ruffled WHOPPER of a show-stopper. LARGE lettuce-like leaves of an unusual red-green color gracefully enrobe the long cutting stems—in perfect proportion to the flower. Who needs a bouquet? It only takes one PRODIGIOUS posy to fill a vase. Most massive in the spring.
- Class: Hybrid Tea
Plant Habit: Medium to medium-tall
- Growth Habit: Upright to slightly spreading
- Plant Height: 43" to 4¼'
- Stem Length: Long
- Foliage Color: Very large, reddened green
- Disease Resistance: Very good
- Flower Color: Resilient bright ruby red – sometimes kissed with ebony
- Bud Form: Big, pointed & ovoid
- Flower Size: Massive, more than 5 and as large as 8 inches in diameter
- Flower Form: Huge, full & ruffled
- Petal Count: Around 30
- Parentage: (City of San Franscisco x Olympiad) x [Amalia x (Ingrid Bergman x All That Jazz)]
* Photos and description courtesy of Weeks Roses.