El Capitan

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Registration & Introduction

Registered Name:El Capitan
Cultivar Group: Grandiflora (Gr)
Breeder/ Raiser Name:Herbert C. Swim
Registration Year:
Country Of Origin:United States of America
Introduction/s:Introduced in United States by Armstrong Nursery in 1959 as ‘El Capitan’. Introduced by Unknown (Australia) in 1961 as ‘El Capitan’.
Registration and introduction information for the rose cultivar of El Capitan.


Flower Color:bright red
Flower Fragrance:soft fragrance
Petal Structure:full, 26-40 petals in three or more rows
Bloom Shape:high-centered
Bloom Size:10.16cm (4 inches)
Bloom Repeat:repeat flower
Growth Habit:shrub
Growth Height:medium
Growth Width:medium
Characteristics of growth to identify the rose cultivar of El Capitan.


Disease Resistance:unknown disease resistance
Cold Hardiness:unknown cold hardiness
USDA Zone:unknown USDA zone classification
Shade Tolerance:unknown shade tolerance
Health information to match planting conditions suitable for growing the the rose cultivar of El Capitan.