Hybrid Tea Rose 'American Dream'


Family: Rosaceae (ro-ZAY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Rosa (RO-zuh) (Info)
Cultivar: American Dream
Additional cultivar information:(PP7052, aka WINbur, American Dream)
Hybridized by Winchel
Registered or introduced: 1987
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Hybrid Tea


4-6 ft. (1.2-1.8 m)


18-24 in. (45-60 cm)

24-36 in. (60-90 cm)


USDA Zone 4b: to -31.6 C (-25 F)

USDA Zone 5a: to -28.8 C (-20 F)

USDA Zone 5b: to -26.1 C (-15 F)

USDA Zone 6a: to -23.3 C (-10 F)

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)

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

USDA Zone 10b: to 1.7 C (35 F)

Bloom Color:

Medium red (mr)

Bloom Shape:

Tea shaped

Flower Fragrance:

Slightly Fragrant

Bloom Time:

Mid Spring

Late Spring/Early Summer



Patent Information:

Patent expired

Other Details:

Susceptible to black spot

Pruning Instructions:

Blooms on new wood; prune early to promote new growth

Soil pH requirements:

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

North Augusta, South Carolina

Gardeners' Notes:


On Apr 24, 2006, lori_k from Tulare, CA (Zone 9a) wrote:

This is a lovely red rose. One of my favorites. Very long, strong stems are nice for cutting. So far it has proven to be hardy (in zone 9) and disease resistant. A rose that requires little care and provides blossoms all season, although not as prolific a bloomer as some of my other roses.


On May 19, 2005, BUFFY690 from Prosperity, SC (Zone 7b) wrote:

Fragrance: Slight

Flushes: Decent - 12 to 20

Repeat: Average to a little slow - 6 to 7 weeks

Vase life: Decent - almost 5 days - Deb doesn't remember using many the last couple years and thinks that is ballpark vase life for AD

1987 Joseph F. Winchel

My Dream x Charles Mallerin ) x seedling

I recieved this as a Mother's Day gift last year(2004), this is a slow growing rose bush, but this year I have a great flush of beautiful clear red blooms(8). Once this rose is established it is supposed to have about three flushes of roses a year(12 -20) , with about 6 week turn around between each.
Great rose, mulch in the winter, trim in early early spring feb - mar for SC