Large-Flowered, Hybrid Tea Rose
Rosa 'Waves'

Family: Rosaceae (ro-ZAY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Rosa (RO-zuh) (Info)
Cultivar: Waves
Additional cultivar information:(PP638, aka WAVES, Admiral)
Hybridized by Dickson
Registered or introduced: 1944
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Class:

Hybrid Tea

Height:

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Spacing:

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Hardiness:

USDA Zone 6b: to -20.5 C (-5 F)

USDA Zone 7a: to -17.7 C (0 F)

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)

Bloom Color:

Medium pink (mp)

Bloom Shape:

Double

Flower Fragrance:

Very Fragrant

Bloom Time:

Late Spring/Early Summer

Mid Summer

Late Summer/Early Fall

Mid Fall

Blooms repeatedly

Habit:

Bush

Patent Information:

Patent expired

Other Details:

Unknown - Tell us

Pruning Instructions:

Blooms on new wood; prune early to promote new growth

Soil pH requirements:

6.1 to 6.5 (mildly acidic)

Propagation Methods:

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Gardeners' Notes:

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On Jun 22, 2012, saya from Heerlen
Netherlands (Zone 8b) wrote:

Introduced in United States by Jackson & Perkins Co. in 1944 as 'WAVES'.

WAVES is the acronym for Women Accepted for Volunteer Emergency Services, which was created in 1942 as a women's division of the U.S. Navy. WAVES were assigned shore duty to free men to fight in World War II.

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On Mar 25, 2007, berrygirl from Braselton, GA (Zone 7b) wrote:

Parentage: Seedling Lucie Marie

Patents: United States
Patent No: USPP 638 on 5 SEP 1944