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'Ultimate Pink ™' rose Description
'Ultimate Pink ™' rose photo
Photo courtesy of Alana Strang
Availability:
Commercially available
Synonyms:
JACval
HMF Ratings:
13 favorite votes.  
Average rating: EXCELLENT-.  
ARS:
Light pink Hybrid Tea.
Registration name: JACval
Exhibition name: Ultimate Pink ™
Origin:
Bred by Dr. Keith W. Zary (United States, 1998).
Introduced in United States by Bear Creek Gardens, Inc. in 1999 as 'Ultimate Pink'.
Introduced in Australia by Swane's Nursery/Swane Bros Pty Ltd in 2000 as 'Ultimate Pink'.
Class:
Hybrid Tea.  
Bloom:
Light pink.  Mild, damask, sweet fragrance.  30 petals.  Average diameter 4.5".  Blooms in flushes throughout the season.  
Habit:
Height of 4' to 5' (120 to 150 cm).  
Growing:
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).  
Patents:
United States - Patent No: PP 11,048  on  31 Aug 1999   VIEW USPTO PATENT
Notes:
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.