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'Julie Newmar ™' rose Description
'Jean Pierre Coffe' rose photo
Photo courtesy of Maurice REYBAUD
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Yellow blend Hybrid Tea.
Registration name: WEKlezpat
Exhibition name: Julie Newmar ™
Bred by Tom Carruth (United States, 2003).
Introduced in United States by Armstrong Garden Centers Inc. in 2004 as 'Julie Newmar'.
Hybrid Tea.  
Gold, pink edges.  Strong fragrance.  26 to 40 petals.  Average diameter 5".  Large, full (26-40 petals), borne mostly solitary bloom form.  Blooms in flushes throughout the season.  
Medium, upright.  Medium, matte, light green foliage.  
Height of 47" to 4' 11" (120 to 150 cm).  
USDA zone 6b through 9b (default).  Can be used for cut flower, garden, landscape or specimen.  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:
Very ruffled flowers blush to deep pink on the finish, clean and vigorous.
United States - Patent No: PP 17,175  on  31 Oct 2006   VIEW USPTO PATENT
Application  on  1 Nov 2004
Color: Flowers yellow blend, soft gold blushing pink upper; soft gold reverse.