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'Acapella ®' rose Description
'Acapella ®' rose photo
Photo courtesy of samy
Availability:
Commercially available
HMF Ratings:
79 favorite votes.  
Average rating: EXCELLENT-.  
ARS:
Red blend Hybrid Tea.
Registration name: TANallepa
Exhibition name: Charlies Rose
Origin:
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'.
Class:
Hybrid Tea.  
Bloom:
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.  
Habit:
Medium, armed with thorns / prickles, upright.  Large, semi-glossy, dark green foliage.  
Height of 39" to 47" (100 to 120 cm).  
Growing:
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).  
Notes:
Rosen-Tantau says the correct name for this rose is Acapella® (TANallepa).
 
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