'It's Showtime' rose Description
Photo courtesy of Beth's Northern CA Rose Garden
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Apricot or apricot blend. Tea fragrance. 15 to 25 petals. Average diameter 4.5". Double (17-25 petals) bloom form. Blooms in flushes throughout the season.
Height: 3' to 5' (90 to 150cm). Width: 2' to 3' (60 to 90cm).
USDA zone 7b and warmer. 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) .
United States - Patent No: PP 10,324 on 14 Apr 1998 VIEW USPTO PATENT
Application on 3 Sep 1996
There's a color photograph of this rose in the November 1998 issue of the American Rose Society's American Rose magazine (p. 25). Spring Hill Nurseries says this rose was bred for winter hardiness.