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'Sheer Bliss' rose Description
'Sheer Bliss' rose photo
Photo courtesy of Armstrong Garden Centers Inc.
Availability:
Commercially available
Synonyms:
JACtro
HMF Ratings:
59 favorite votes.  
Average rating: EXCELLENT-.  
ARS:
White, near white or white blend Hybrid Tea.
Registration name: JACtro
Exhibition name: Sheer Bliss
Origin:
Bred by William A. Warriner (United States, 1985).
Introduced in United States by Jackson & Perkins Co. as 'Sheer Bliss'.
Class:
Hybrid Tea.  
Bloom:
White or white blend, pink center.  Spice fragrance.  35 petals.  Large bloom form.  Blooms in flushes throughout the season.  
Habit:
Height of 3' to 7' (90 to 215 cm).  Width of 2' (60 cm).
Growing:
USDA zone 7b and warmer.  Disease susceptibility: very disease resistant.  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.  Requires spring freeze protection (see glossary - Spring freeze protection) .  
Patents:
Australia - Application No: 1992/001  on  6 Jan 1992   VIEW PBR PATENT
Synonym: JACtro. Applicant: Bear Creek Gardens, Inc.
 
New Zealand - Patent No: 526  on  20 Aug 1990
 
United States - Patent No: PP 6,282  on  13 Sep 1988   VIEW USPTO PATENT
Application No: 06/892,546  on  4 Aug 1986
Notes:
Sheer Bliss was removed from the Auckland Regional Botanic Gardens (ARBG) Display Trial because its trial period expired.