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'Charles Kuralt ™' rose Description
'Charles Kuralt ™' rose photo
Photo courtesy of William Grant
Availability:
Commercially available
Synonyms:
HMF Ratings:
5 favorite votes.  
Average rating: EXCELLENT.  
ARS:
Medium pink Shrub.
Exhibition name: Charles Kuralt ™
Origin:
Bred by John Clements (United States, 1999).
Introduced in United States by Heirloom Roses, Inc. (USA) in 1999 as 'Charles Kuralt'.
Class:
Shrub.  
Bloom:
Coral-pink.  Sweet fragrance.  20 petals.  Average diameter 3.5".  Semi-double (9-16 petals) bloom form.  Occasional repeat later in the season.  
Habit:

Height: 4' to 4½' (120 to 135cm).  Width: 4' to 5' (120 to 150cm).
Growing:
USDA zone 5b through 10b.  
Patents:
Patent status unknown (to HelpMeFind).
Notes:
Charles Kuralt is probably best known for his On The Road television essays about America and for his fifteen year tenure as host of CBS Sunday Morning. Kuralt was born 10 September 1934 in Wilmington, North Carolina. He died 4 July 1997 in New York City.


There's a color photograph of this rose in the November 1998 issue of the American Rose Society's American Rose magazine (p. 23).

 
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