'Timeless' rose Description
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Deep pink Hybrid Tea.Registration name: JACecondExhibition name:
Deep pink. Mild fragrance. 17 to 30 petals. Average diameter 4". Medium, high-centered bloom form. Blooms in flushes throughout the season.
Height of 4' to 5' (120 to 150 cm). Width of up to 4' (up to 120 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 11,369 on 2 May 2000 VIEW USPTO PATENT
Application No: 08/759,967 on 3 Dec 1996
Inventor: Keith W. Zary (Thousand Oaks, CA). Assignee: Bear Creek Gardens, Inc. (Medford, OR). A new and distinct variety of rose plant of the hybrid tea class... characterized particularly as to novelty by the unique combination of its high-centered red flowers presented singly (one to a stem), its numerous thorns, its vigorous, upright, well branched habit of growth, and its dark green leathery foliage. Parentage: JACara (USPP0063
16 [Note: Patent App. reads "6516"
]) x KORlingo (USPP005846). The primary objective of this breeding was to produce a new rose variety having the vigorous, upright, well branched growth habit, clean healthy foliage and heavy flower production of the female parent combined with the well-formed high-centered blooms of the male parent.