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'Candy Apple' rose Description
'Candy Apple' rose photo
Photo courtesy of Jean Marion
Availability:
Commercially available
HMF Ratings:
17 favorite votes.  
Average rating: EXCELLENT-.  
ARS:
Medium red Grandiflora.
Registration name: Candy Apple
Exhibition name: Candy Apple
Origin:
Bred by O.L. "Ollie" Weeks (United States, 1974).
Class:
Grandiflora.  
Bloom:
Red.  Mild, tea fragrance.  40 to 45 petals.  Large bloom form.  Blooms in flushes throughout the season.  
Habit:
Height of 5' to 6' (150 to 185 cm).  
Growing:
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.  
Patents:
United States - Patent No: PP 3,748   VIEW USPTO PATENT
Notes:
According to the Weeks Roses 1999-2000 Catalog, p. 12, the Breeder and date are Weeks - 1976.