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'Apricot Candy ™' rose Description
'Apricot Candy ™' rose photo
Photo courtesy of Beth's Northern CA Rose Garden
Availability:
Commercially available
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HMF Ratings:
42 favorite votes.  
Average rating: EXCELLENT.  
ARS:
Apricot or apricot blend Hybrid Tea.
Registration name: Meibedull
Exhibition name: Apricot Candy ™
Origin:
Bred by Alain Meilland (France, 2006).
Introduced in United States by Conard-Pyle (Star Roses) in 2007 as 'Apricot Candy'.
Class:
Hybrid Tea.  
Bloom:
Apricot or apricot blend.  Mild to strong, spice fragrance.  Average diameter 3.5".  Medium, double (17-25 petals) bloom form.  Blooms in flushes throughout the season.  
Habit:
Upright.  Medium, glossy foliage.  
Height of 5' to 5½' (150 to 165 cm).  
Growing:
USDA zone 6b through 9b (default).  Can be used for cut flower or garden.  Heat tolerant.  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 21,284  on  14 Sep 2010   VIEW USPTO PATENT
Application No: 12/232,812  on  24 Sep 2008
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