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'Double Delight, Cl.' rose Description
'Double Delight, Cl.' rose photo
Photo courtesy of brigitta jensen
Availability:
Commercially available
HMF Ratings:
27 favorite votes.  
Average rating: GOOD+.  
ARS:
Red blend Hybrid Tea, Cl..
Registration name: AROclidd
Exhibition name: Double Delight, Cl.
Origin:
Discovered by John Nieuwesteeg (Australia, 1982). Discovered by Jack E. Christensen (United States, 1982).
Introduced in Australia by Nieuwesteeg Rose Nursery Pty Ltd as 'Double Delight, Cl.'.
Introduced in United States by Armstrong Nursery in 1985 as 'Double Delight, Cl.'.
Class:
Climber, Hybrid Tea, Cl..  
Bloom:
Cream, red edges.  Strong fragrance.  Large, double (17-25 petals) bloom form.  Occasional repeat later in the season.  
Habit:
Climbing.  
Height of up to 8' 2" (up to 250 cm).  
Growing:
USDA zone 6b through 9b (default).  
Patents:
United States - Patent No: PP 5,155  on  13 Dec 1983   VIEW USPTO PATENT
Application No: 06/394,479  on  1 Jul 1982
The sport was found by Joseph L. Moon, of Wasco, California, and budded by Jack Christensen.
Notes:
This climbing sport appeared in America and Australia at about the same time.