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'Black Baccara ™' rose Description
'Black Baccara ™' rose photo
Photo courtesy of NummyGarden
Availability:
Commercially available
Synonyms:
HMF Ratings:
81 favorite votes.  
Average rating: GOOD-.  
ARS:
Dark red Hybrid Tea.
Origin:
Bred by Jacques Mouchotte (France, before 2000).
Introduced in France by Meilland International in 2000 as 'Black Baccara'.
Introduced in United States by Conard-Pyle (Star Roses) in 2002 as 'Black Baccara'.
Introduced in United States by Star Roses (Pennsylvania) in 2005 as 'Black Baccara'.
Class:
Florists Rose, Hybrid Tea.  
Bloom:
Dark red.  None / no fragrance.  up to 45 petals.  Average diameter 3.25".  Large, very full (41+ petals), borne mostly solitary, high-centered bloom form.  Blooms in flushes throughout the season.  Long sepals buds.  
Habit:
Tall, upright.  Glossy, dark green foliage.  
Height of up to 6' (up to 185 cm).  
Growing:
USDA zone 7b and warmer.  Can be used for beds and borders, cut flower or garden.  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 13,152  on  29 Oct 2002   VIEW USPTO PATENT
Application No: 09/697,350  on  27 Oct 2000
Notes:
A website supplier listed the name of this rose as 'Black Bacarra™,' but confirmed in January 2007 that that spelling is only an error.