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'Candlelight ™' rose Description
'Candlelight ™ (hybrid tea, Swim & Christensen, 1982)' rose photo
Photo courtesy of Ogrodnictwo Tomanek
Availability:
Commercially available
Synonyms:
HMF Ratings:
14 favorite votes.  
ARS:
Deep yellow Hybrid Tea.
Registration name: AROwedye
Exhibition name: Candlelight ™
Origin:
Bred by Jack E. Christensen (United States, 1982). Bred by Herbert C. Swim (United States, 1982).
Introduced in United States by Armstrong Nursery as 'Candlelight'.
Class:
Hybrid Tea.  
Bloom:
Deep yellow, pink edges.  Mild fragrance.  Average diameter 5".  Very large, full (26-40 petals), borne mostly solitary, high-centered, spiral centers bloom form.  Prolific, continuous (perpetual) bloom throughout the season.  
Habit:
Tall, bushy, upright, well-branched.  Large, semi-glossy foliage.  
Growing:
USDA zone 7b and warmer.  Can be used for cut flower or garden.  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.  Requires spring freeze protection (see glossary - Spring freeze protection) .  
Breeder's notes:
Variable yellow Hybrid Tea. (as per JC's website).
Patents:
United States - Patent No: PP 5,398  on  29 Jan 1985   VIEW USPTO PATENT
Notes:
Jack Christensen describes this as a variable yellow...