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, 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, 11 Feb. 2018

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First Known Use of hybrid tea rose

1888, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of hybrid tea rose was in 1888

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“Hybrid tea rose.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/hybrid%20tea%20rose. Accessed 24 Jan. 2022.

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