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'Apricot Garland' rose Description
'Oso Easy Peachy Cream' rose photo
Photo courtesy of Hortutsthird
Availability:
Commercially available
HMF Ratings:
24 favorite votes.  
Average rating: EXCELLENT.  
ARS:
Apricot or apricot blend Shrub.
Registration name: HORcoherent
Origin:
Bred by Colin P. Horner (1933-2005) (United Kingdom, 1994).
Introduced in United Kingdom by Paul Chessum Rose Specialist in 2003.
Introduced in United States by Proven Winners in 2009 as 'Oso Easy Peachy Cream'.
Class:
Shrub.  
Bloom:
Buff - apricot, yellow center, apricot reverse, ages to cream .  None to mild, musk fragrance.  12 to 16 petals.  Average diameter 2.25".  Medium to large, double (17-25 petals), cluster-flowered, in large clusters bloom form.  Blooms in flushes throughout the season.  
Habit:
Medium, spreading, thornless (or almost).  Medium, glossy, medium green foliage.  
Height of 20" to 2' (50 to 60 cm).  
Growing:
USDA zone 6b through 9b (default).  Can be used for beds and borders, container rose, cut flower, garden, ground cover or landscape.  Disease susceptibility: very disease resistant, very blackspot resistant., very mildew resistant.  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.  
Breeder's notes:
Extremely disease resistant.
Patents:
United States - Patent No: PP 15,982  on  20 Sep 2005   VIEW USPTO PATENT
Application No: 10/882,872  on  1 Jul 2004
The new cultivar originated from a cross-pollination made by the Inventor in 1994 of the Rose cultivar Flower Carpet, disclosed in U.S. Plant Pat. No. 7,282, as the female, or seed, parent with the Rose cultivar Scrivluv, not patented, as the male, or pollen, parent. The cultivar Horcoherent was discovered and selected by the Inventor in 1995 as a single flowering plant within the progeny of the stated cross-pollination in a controlled environment in Stansted, Essex, United Kingdom.
Ploidy:
Triploid
Notes:
Ploidy checked by David Zlesak