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'Acapella ®' rose Description
'Acapella ® (hybrid tea, Evers/Tantau, 1994)' rose photo
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Red blend Hybrid Tea.
Registration name: TANallepa
Exhibition name: Charlies Rose
Bred by Hans Jürgen Evers (Germany, 1994).
Introduced in Germany by Rosen-Tantau/Tantau Roses in 1994 as 'Acapella'.
Introduced in United Kingdom by Eurosa in 1998 as 'Acapella'.
Hybrid Tea.  
Pink, silver(y) reverse.  Strong fragrance.  26 to 40 petals.  Average diameter 6".  Very large, full (26-40 petals), borne mostly solitary bloom form.  Blooms in flushes throughout the season.  Long, pointed buds.  
Medium, armed with thorns / prickles, upright.  Large, semi-glossy, dark green foliage.  
Height of 39" to 47" (100 to 120 cm).  
USDA zone 6b through 9b (default).  Can be used for beds and borders, cut flower or garden.  Vigorous.  rain tolerant.  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).  
Rosen-Tantau says the correct name for this rose is Acapella® (TANallepa).
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