'Chihuly ®' rose Description
Photo courtesy of Rosie Philips
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Red blend Floribunda.Registration name: WEKscemalaExhibition name:
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.
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.