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'Brite Eyes' rose Description
'Brite Eyes' rose photo
Photo courtesy of zlesak
Availability:
Commercially available
Synonyms:
HMF Ratings:
24 favorite votes.  
Average rating: GOOD.  
ARS:
Large-Flowered Climber.
Exhibition name: Brite Eyes
Origin:
Bred by William J. Radler (United States, before 2002).
Introduced in United States by Conard-Pyle (Star Roses) in 2006 as 'Brite Eyes'.
Class:
Climber, Large-Flowered Climber.  
Bloom:
Salmon-pink.  Mild, spice fragrance.  10 to 12 petals.  
Habit:
Climbing.  Matte, medium green foliage.  
Height of up to 8' (up to 245 cm).  
Growing:
USDA zone 5b and warmer.  Disease susceptibility: very blackspot resistant..  
Breeder's notes:
Salmon-pink inside of the petal, with light salmon turning light yellow on the reverse; medium green, matte foliage; averages 10 to 12 petals plus a few petaloids near the center; averages three to six flowers per stem; light and spicy fragrance.
Patents:
United States - Patent No: PP 17,391  on  30 Jan 2007   VIEW USPTO PATENT
Application  on  24 Aug 2005
Varietal denomination: cv. Radbrite
The new variety of Rosa hybrida climbing rose plant of the present invention was created at Greenfield, Wis., U.S.A. by artificial pollination wherein two parents were crossed which previously had been studied in the hope that they would contribute the desired characteristics. The female parent (i.e., the seed parent) was the `RADtee` variety (non-patented in the United States). The male parent (i.e., the pollen parent) of the new variety was the `AUScot` variety (U.S. Plant Pat. No. 7,215). A `AUScot` variety is marketed under the ABRAHAM DARBY trademark. The parentage of the new variety can be summarized as follows: `RADtee`.times.`AUScot`.
Ploidy:
Tetraploid
Notes:
Ploidy information from David Zlesak, May 9, 2014