'Rose Rhapsody ™' rose Description
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Deep pink Hybrid Tea.Registration name: JACsashExhibition name:
Rose Rhapsody ™
Deep pink. Strong, citrus, old rose fragrance. 41 to 50 petals. Average diameter 6". Very large, very full (41+ petals), borne mostly solitary, high-centered bloom form. Blooms in flushes throughout the season. Long, ovoid buds.
Medium, spreading, upright. Large, glossy, dark green foliage.
Height of 4' to 4½' (120 to 135 cm).
USDA zone 7b and warmer. Can be used for beds and borders, cut flower or garden. Heat tolerant. 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) .
United States - Patent No: PP 11,046 on 31 Aug 1999 VIEW USPTO PATENT
Hybrid tea rose plant having large flowers, well filled with petals of
heavy substance and having a strong, sweet fragrance; strong, upright
growth; large, glossy, dark green foliage; and resistance to common fungal
Zary; Keith W. (Thousand Oaks, CA)
Bear Creek Gardens, Inc.
The present invention relates to a new and distinct variety of rose plant of the hybrid tea class which was originated by me by crossing the variety `Fragrant Cloud,` U.S. Plant Pat. No. 2,574, with the variety `POULman,` U.S. Plant Pat. No. 6,264.