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'Mrs. Lovell Swisher' rose Description
'Mrs. Lovell Swisher' rose photo
Photo courtesy of Luanne Wilson's Garden
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Pink blend Hybrid Tea.
Registration name: Mrs. Lovell Swisher
Bred by Frederick Huber Howard (United States, 1926).
Introduced in United States by Henry A. Dreer Archive in 1926 as 'Mrs. Lovell Swisher'.
Introduced in United States by Howard & Smith in 1926 as 'Mrs. Lovell Swisher'.
Introduced in Australia by Hazlewood Bros. Pty. Ltd. in 1927 as 'Mrs. Lovell Swisher'.
Hybrid Tea.  
Salmon-pink, light pink edges.  Moderate fragrance.  Large, double (17-25 petals), borne mostly solitary bloom form.  Blooms in flushes throughout the season.  
USDA zone 7b and warmer.  Vigorous.  Disease susceptibility: very disease resistant.  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) .  
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