'Candy Apple' rose Description
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Medium red Grandiflora.
Registration name: Candy Apple
Exhibition name: Candy Apple
Red. Mild, tea fragrance. 40 to 45 petals. Large bloom form. Blooms in flushes throughout the season.
Height of 5' to 6' (150 to 185 cm).
USDA zone 6b through 9b (default). 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.
According to the Weeks Roses 1999-2000 Catalog, p. 12, the Breeder and date are Weeks - 1976.