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'Apricot Passion ™' rose Description
'Apricot Passion ™' rose photo
Photo courtesy of Sue The Rose Lover's Garden (Roselvr)
Availability:
Commercially available
Synonyms:
HMF Ratings:
9 favorite votes.  
Average rating: EXCELLENT.  
ARS:
Apricot or apricot blend Hybrid Tea.
Registration name: JACpinap
Exhibition name: Apricot Passion ™
Origin:
Bred by Dr. Keith W. Zary (United States, 1998).
Introduced in United States by Bear Creek Gardens, Inc. in 2000 as 'Apricot Passion'.
Class:
Hybrid Tea.  
Bloom:
Apricot or apricot blend.  Mild, anise fragrance.  25 to 30 petals.  Average diameter 4.5".  Large bloom form.  Blooms in flushes throughout the season.  
Habit:
Height of 47" to 5½' (120 to 165 cm).  Width of 4½' (135 cm).
Growing:
USDA zone 7b and warmer.  Disease susceptibility: susceptible to blackspot .  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) .  
Patents:
Australia - Patent  on  22 Nov 2004
Application No: 2004/220  on  29 Jul 2004   VIEW PBR PATENT
 
United States - Patent No: PP 12,202  on  13 Nov 2001   VIEW USPTO PATENT
Application No: 455222  on  6 Dec 1999
Hybrid tea rose plant named JACpinap
Keith W. Zary, Thousand Oaks, California
Parentage: (Unnamed seedling x TANsenfrie) x JACjubel
... having long stems bearing high centered fragrant flowers; dark green, glossy foliage; vigorous upright growth and resistance to mildew and rust... Bloom Size: Large. Average open size is 41/2 inches... Average stem length is about 16 to 20 inches... Number of petals under normal conditions: 25 to 30... Fragrance: Moderate; anise... Lastingness: On the plant: Long (about seven to eight days). As a cut flower: Long (about eight to nine days)... At maturity, height is 51/2 feet, width is 41/2 feet... Resistant to mildew and rust, susceptible to blackspot under normal growing conditions...
Notes:
gameinator wrote on the 3 of April 2002: I found one at Home Depot in Austin, Texas.


Susie Boyd reports (April 2002) that all the Home Depots in Nashville, Tennessee, have plenty of 'Apricot Passion'.


sabdpb found one at a Home Depot in San Antonion, Texas, and reports it was in bloom and it was beautiful!