'The Children's Rose' Description
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Light pink. Flowers venetian pink, reverse suffused rose. Strong, citrus fragrance. 40 to 45 petals. Average diameter 4.5". Large, very full (41+ petals), borne mostly solitary, cupped bloom form. Blooms in flushes throughout the season.
Tall, thornless (or almost), upright. Large, semi-glossy, dark green foliage.
Height of up to 6' (up to 185 cm). Width of 35" (90 cm).
USDA zone 5a through 9b. Can be used for cut flower or garden. Benefits from winter protection in colder climates. Disease susceptibility: very disease resistant. Protect tender new spring growth from hard freezes that may cause canker, die-back and death of the plant. . Remove spent blooms to encourage re-bloom. Spring Pruning: Remove old canes and dead or diseased wood and cut back canes that cross. In warmer climates, cut back the remaining canes by about one-third. In colder areas, you'll probably find you'll have to prune a little more than that. Remove old canes and dead or diseased wood.. Requires spring freeze protection (see glossary - Spring freeze protection) .
Australia - Application No: 1997/026 on 1997 VIEW PBR PATENT
New Zealand - Application No: 97/026
United States - Patent No: PP 10,004 on 19 Aug 1997 VIEW USPTO PATENT
Application on 4 Sep 1996