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'High Ambition' rose Description
'High Ambition' rose photo
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Apricot or apricot blend Mini-Flora.
Registration name: Welhigh
Exhibition name: High Ambition
Bred by Verlie W., Jr. Wells (United States).
Introduced in United States by Wells Mid-South Roses in 2006 as 'High Ambition'.
Apricot and pink.  Light Apricot and Cream.  Mild fragrance.  26 to 30 petals.  Average diameter 3".  Large, full (26-40 petals), borne mostly solitary, exhibition, high-centered, pinpoint centers bloom form.  Prolific, continuous (perpetual) bloom throughout the season.  Medium buds.  
Medium, bushy, upright, well-branched.  Medium, semi-glossy, medium green foliage.  
Height of 2' to 40" (60 to 100 cm).  Width of 2' to 3' (60 to 90 cm).
USDA zone 5b through 10b.  Can be used for beds and borders, container rose, exhibition, garden, landscape or specimen.  Very hardy.  flowers drop off cleanly.  plant in partial shade for best color.  Disease susceptibility: very disease resistant, blackspot resistant, mildew resistant, rust resistant.  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.  Remove old canes and dead or diseased wood..  Can be grown in the ground or in a container (container requires winter protection).  Can be pruned to maintain a shorter habit.  Needs little care; relatively disease-free and quite hardy.  Prune dead wood.  
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