'Tea Clipper' rose Description
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Apricot or apricot blend Shrub.Registration name: AUSroverExhibition name:
Shrub. English Rose Collection.
Apricot or apricot blend. Strong fragrance. Average diameter 3.5". Large, very full (41+ petals), cluster-flowered, in small clusters, old-fashioned bloom form. Blooms in flushes throughout the season.
Medium, bushy. Medium, matte, dark green foliage.
Height of up to 47" (up to 120 cm).
USDA zone 6b through 9b (default). Can be used for beds and borders, cut flower or garden. Vigorous. 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.
Australia - Application No: 2008/098 on 2008 VIEW PBR PATENT
New Zealand - Patent No: 2910 on 2 Jun 2010
Application No: ROS946
United States - Patent No: PP 18,699 VIEW USPTO PATENT
Application No: 11/635,306 on 6 Dec 2006