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'Chihuly ®' rose Description
'Chihuly ®' rose photo
Photo courtesy of Beth's Northern CA Rose Garden
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HMF Ratings:
53 favorite votes.  
Average rating: EXCELLENT-.  
Red blend Floribunda.
Registration name: WEKscemala
Exhibition name: Chihuly ®
Bred by Tom Carruth (United States, 2004).
Introduced in United States by Weeks Wholesale Rose Grower, Inc. in 2004 as 'Chihuly'.
Orange and yellow.  Mild, tea fragrance.  17 to 25 petals.  Average diameter 4".  Medium to large, double (17-25 petals), in small clusters bloom form.  Continuous (perpetual) bloom throughout the season.  
Medium, bushy.  Medium, 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.  Remove spent blooms to encourage re-bloom.  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.  
Breeder's notes:
Dark red new growth, displays many colors, sometimes shows subtle striping on the upper petal.
Australia - Application No: 2005/058  on  2005   VIEW PBR PATENT
New Zealand - Patent No: 2907  on  2 Jun 2010
Application No: ROS943
United States - Patent No: PP 15,076  on  10 Aug 2004   VIEW USPTO PATENT
Color: flowers yellow blushing to orange & finishing red upper, more yellow with less blush reverse.