'Ultimate Pink ™' rose Description
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Light pink Hybrid Tea.Registration name: JACvalExhibition name:
Ultimate Pink ™
Light pink. Mild, damask, sweet fragrance. 30 petals. Average diameter 4.5". Blooms in flushes throughout the season.
Height of 4' to 5' (120 to 150 cm).
USDA zone 7b and warmer. Disease susceptibility: very disease resistant. 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) . Can be grown in the ground or in a container (container requires winter protection).
There's a color photograph of this rose in the November 1998 issue of the American Rose Society's American Rose magazine (p. 28).
Jackson & Perkins 1999 Rose of the Year. Also available as a 36" Patio Tree Rose from Jackson & Perkins in 1999.