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'Ultimate Pink ™' rose Description
'Ultimate Pink ™' rose photo
Photo courtesy of Jean Marion (Decobug)
Commercially available
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Average rating: EXCELLENT-.  
Light pink Hybrid Tea.
Registration name: JACval
Exhibition name: Ultimate Pink ™
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'.
Hybrid Tea.  
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).  
United States - Patent No: PP 11,048  on  31 Aug 1999   VIEW USPTO PATENT
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.