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'JACzeyel' rose Description
'Solstice ®' rose photo
Photo courtesy of Calif Sue
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Average rating: GOOD+.  
ARS:
Light yellow Grandiflora.
Registration name: JACzeyel
Exhibition name: Solstice ®
Origin:
Bred by Dr. Keith W. Zary (United States, before 2002).
Introduced in United States by Jackson & Perkins Co. in 2005.
Class:
Grandiflora.  New Generation Roses ® Collection.  
Bloom:
Light yellow.  Mild, licorice fragrance.  Average diameter 5".  Medium, full (26-40 petals), cluster-flowered, in small clusters bloom form.  Blooms in flushes throughout the season.  
Habit:
Tall, upright.  Medium, glossy, dark green foliage.  
Height of 5' to 6' (150 to 185 cm).  
Growing:
USDA zone 6b through 9b (default).  Can be used for cut flower, garden or landscape.  Disease susceptibility: susceptible to blackspot .  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.  
Patents:
United States - Patent No: PP 17,099  on  12 Sep 2006   VIEW USPTO PATENT
Application No: 11/139,322  on  27 May 2005
Patent application notes susceptible to blackspot and downy mildew under normal growing conditions.
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