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'Chihuly ®' rose Description
'Chihuly ®' rose photo
Photo courtesy of Bill-l1
Availability:
Commercially available
Synonyms:
HMF Ratings:
53 favorite votes.  
Average rating: EXCELLENT-.  
ARS:
Red blend Floribunda.
Registration name: WEKscemala
Exhibition name: Chihuly ®
Origin:
Bred by Tom Carruth (United States, 2004).
Introduced in United States by Weeks Wholesale Rose Grower, Inc. in 2004 as 'Chihuly'.
Class:
Floribunda.  
Bloom:
Orange and yellow.  Mild, tea fragrance.  17 to 25 petals.  Average diameter 4".  Medium to large, double (17-25 petals), in small clusters bloom form.  Continuous (perpetual) bloom throughout the season.  
Habit:
Medium, bushy.  Medium, glossy, dark green foliage.  
Height of 39" to 47" (100 to 120 cm).  
Growing:
USDA zone 6b through 9b (default).  Can be used for beds and borders, cut flower or garden.  Remove spent blooms to encourage re-bloom.  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.  
Breeder's notes:
Dark red new growth, displays many colors, sometimes shows subtle striping on the upper petal.
Patents:
Australia - Application No: 2005/058  on  2005   VIEW PBR PATENT
 
New Zealand - Patent No: 2907  on  2 Jun 2010
Application No: ROS943
 
United States - Patent No: PP 15,076  on  10 Aug 2004   VIEW USPTO PATENT
Notes:
Color: flowers yellow blushing to orange & finishing red upper, more yellow with less blush reverse.