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Hybrid Tea Rose, Large Flowered Rose
Rosa 'Cesar E. Chavez'

Family: Rosaceae (ro-ZAY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Rosa (RO-zuh) (Info)
Cultivar: Cesar E. Chavez
Additional cultivar information:(PP14104, New Generation Roses Collection, aka Cesar E. Chavez, JAColman, Beloved, Grey College, Merveille de Gien)
Hybridized by Zary
Registered or introduced: 2001
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Hybrid Tea


4-6 ft. (1.2-1.8 m)


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USDA Zone 7b: to -14.9 C (5 F)

USDA Zone 8a: to -12.2 C (10 F)

USDA Zone 8b: to -9.4 C (15 F)

USDA Zone 9a: to -6.6 C (20 F)

USDA Zone 9b: to -3.8 C (25 F)

USDA Zone 10a: to -1.1 C (30 F)

Bloom Color:

Dark red (dr)

Bloom Shape:

Tea shaped

Flower Fragrance:

Slightly Fragrant

Bloom Time:

Mid Spring

Late Spring/Early Summer

Mid Summer

Late Summer/Early Fall

Blooms repeatedly



Patent Information:


Other Details:

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Pruning Instructions:

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Soil pH requirements:

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Propagation Methods:

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This plant has been said to grow in the following regions:

Fayetteville, Arkansas

Hesperia, California

Maitland, Florida

Westchester, Illinois

Baton Rouge, Louisiana

El Paso, Texas

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Gardeners' Notes:


On May 31, 2005, chicochi3 from Fayetteville, AR (Zone 6b) wrote:

This rose is a dark red. Edges of the petals almost look black. According to the note on the J&P tag:
A fitting tribute to a man who brought a better life the farm worker families. A portion of the proceeds from the sale of this rose suport the educational and commemorative work of the Cesar E. Chavez Foundation, which has provided permission of Mr. Chavez's name and likeness.