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'Crimson Glory' rose Description
'Crimson Glory (hybrid tea, Kordes 1935)' rose photo
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Dark red Hybrid Tea.
Registration name: Crimson Glory (hybrid tea, Kordes 1935)
Exhibition name: Crimson Glory
Bred by Wilhelm J.H. Kordes II (1891-1976) (Germany, before 1935).
Introduced in United Kingdom by Henry Morse & Sons in 1935 as 'Crimson Glory'.
Introduced in United States by Henry A. Dreer Archive in 1935 as 'Crimson Glory'.
Introduced in United States by Jackson & Perkins Co. (Newark, NY) in 1935 as 'Crimson Glory'.
Introduced in Australia by Hazlewood Bros. Pty. Ltd. in 1936 as 'Crimson Glory'.
Hybrid Tea.  
Crimson, purple shading.  Strong, clove, damask, rose fragrance.  22 to 30 petals.  Average diameter 5".  Very large, very double, borne mostly solitary, cupped bloom form.  Blooms in flushes throughout the season.  Long, pointed buds.  
Bushy, spreading.  Leathery foliage.  

Height: 30" to 6'7" (75 to 200cm).  Width: 2' to 30" (60 to 75cm).
USDA zone 4b through 9b.  Can be used for beds and borders or cut flower.  Vigorous.  Disease susceptibility: susceptible to Mildew.  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 105  on  16 Oct 1934   VIEW USPTO PATENT