'Charles Kuralt ™' rose Description
Photo courtesy of Kathy Strong's Del Cerro Garden
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Medium pink Shrub.
Exhibition name: Charles Kuralt ™
Coral-pink. Sweet fragrance. 20 petals. Average diameter 3.5". Semi-double (9-16 petals) bloom form. Occasional repeat later in the season.
Height of 4' to 4½' (120 to 135 cm). Width of 4' to 5' (120 to 150 cm).
USDA zone 5b through 10b.
Charles Kuralt is probably best known for his On The Road
television essays about America and for his fifteen year tenure as host of CBS Sunday Morning
. Kuralt was born 10 September 1934 in Wilmington, North Carolina. He died 4 July 1997 in New York City.
There's a color photograph of this rose in the November 1998 issue of the American Rose Society's American Rose magazine (p. 23).