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'Lucille Ball' rose Description
'Lucille Ball' rose photo
Photo courtesy of Beth's Northern CA Rose Garden
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Apricot or apricot blend Hybrid Tea.
Registration name: JACapri
Exhibition name: Lucille Ball
Bred by Jack E. Christensen (United States, 1991).
Introduced in United States by Bear Creek Gardens, Inc. in 1993 as 'Lucille Ball'.
Hybrid Tea.  
Apricot or apricot blend.  Moderate fragrance.  Average diameter 2.75".  Full (26-40 petals), borne mostly solitary bloom form.  Blooms in flushes throughout the season.  
Tall, bushy, upright.  Medium, semi-glossy, medium green foliage.  
Height of 4¾' to 5¼' (145 to 160 cm).  
USDA zone 6b through 9b (default).  Can be used for cut flower or garden.  Protect tender new spring growth from hard freezes that may cause canker, die-back and death of the plant. .  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.  Remove old canes and dead or diseased wood..  
United States - Patent No: PP 8,605   VIEW USPTO PATENT
According to the Canadian Plant Breeders' Rights Office, an application (No. 98-118) for JACapri was filed by Bear Creek Gardens, Inc. This application was abandoned November 30, 1998.