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'Amelia Earhart' rose Description
'Amelia Earhart (Hybrid Tea, Reymond, 1929)' rose photo
Photo courtesy of Cliff's High Desert Garden Archival Dec, 2011 last updated 101812
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Yellow blend Hybrid Tea.
Registration name: Amelia Earhart (Hybrid Tea, Reymond, 1929)
Bred by Louis Reymond (France, before 1929).
Introduced in United States by Jackson & Perkins Co. (Newark, NY) in 1932 as 'Amelia Earhart'.
Introduced in Australia by Hazlewood Bros. Pty. Ltd. in 1935 as 'Amelia Earhart'.
Hybrid Tea, Pernetiana.  
Golden-yellow, deep yellow center, orange-pink shading, golden-yellow reverse.  Strong fragrance.  100 petals.  Very large, very double, borne mostly solitary bloom form.  Blooms in flushes throughout the season.  Large, long, pointed buds.  
Upright, well-branched.  

Height: up to 5' (up to 150cm).  Width: up to 4' (up to 120cm).
USDA zone 7b through 9b.  Vigorous.  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.  Requires spring freeze protection (see glossary - Spring freeze protection) .  
United States - Patent No: PP 63  on  2 May 1933   VIEW USPTO PATENT
Charles Hain, President of the society "Les Amis des Roses", Saint-Savine (Aube), France

Arena Rose Co. says Amelia Earhart has huge buds that open creamy yellow flushed with pink at the center...
Different opinions on pollen parent. The addition of 'Paul Neyron' is probably a misunderstanding. The original description says "as large as Paul Neyron".