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'Spellcaster' rose Description
'Spellcaster' rose photo
Photo courtesy of Beth's Northern CA Rose Garden
Synonyms:
HMF Ratings:
15 favorite votes.  
ARS:
Mauve or mauve blend Grandiflora.
Registration name: JACangel
Exhibition name: Spellcaster
Origin:
Bred by William A. Warriner (United States, 1991).
Introduced in United States by Bear Creek Gardens, Inc. in 1992 as 'Spellcaster'.
Class:
Grandiflora.  
Bloom:
Mauve or purple blend.  Strong fragrance.  26 petals.  Blooms in flushes throughout the season.  
Habit:
Height of 4¾' to 5¼' (145 to 160 cm).  
Growing:
USDA zone 7b and warmer.  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.  Requires spring freeze protection (see glossary - Spring freeze protection) .  
Patents:
United States - Patent No: PP 8,568  on  1 Feb 1994   VIEW USPTO PATENT
Application  on  14 May 1992
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