'Lucille Ball' rose Description
Photo courtesy of Robert Neil Rippetoe
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Apricot or apricot blend Hybrid Tea.Registration name: JACapriExhibition name:
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..
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.