hybrid tea rose

noun

Definition of hybrid tea rose

: any of numerous moderately hardy cultivated hybrid roses grown especially for their strongly recurrent bloom of large usually scentless flowers

called also hybrid tea

Examples of hybrid tea rose in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Grandma’s Yellow is a hybrid tea rose that was selected from a search by Jerry Parsons, Greg Grant and a volunteer team to find a rose with yellow flowers that was in the same toughness league as Belinda’s Dream. Calvin Finch, ExpressNews.com, "Calvin Finch: Your guide to tough, drought-tolerant roses that thrive in San Antonio gardens in summer heat," 23 Apr. 2020 In 1986, there were 228 domestic growers producing just one type of rose — the hybrid tea rose — for mass consumption. Damian Paletta, The Seattle Times, "Thank Colombia for the roses you get or give on Valentine’s Day," 11 Feb. 2018

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First Known Use of hybrid tea rose

1888, in the meaning defined above

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“Hybrid tea rose.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/hybrid%20tea%20rose. Accessed 20 Jan. 2021.

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