'Strike It Rich ™' rose Description
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Yellow blend Grandiflora.Registration name: WEKbepmeyExhibition name:
Strike It Rich ™
Golden-yellow - yellow, pink edges, pink shading. Strong, fruity, spice fragrance. 30 to 37 petals. Average diameter 4". Large, full (26-40 petals), cluster-flowered, in large clusters, cupped bloom form. Prolific, blooms in flushes throughout the season. Long sepals buds.
Tall, armed with thorns / prickles, upright. Medium, semi-glossy, dark green foliage. 3 to 7 leaflets.
Height: 5¾' to 6'7" (175 to 200cm). Width: 20" to 26" (50 to 65cm).
USDA zone 5b and warmer. Can be used for cut flower, garden or specimen. Vigorous. Disease susceptibility: very disease 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.
Long buds, dark red stems, vigorous.
United States - Patent No: PP 19,144 on 26 Aug 2008 VIEW USPTO PATENT
Application No: 11/973,156 on 5 Oct 2007
Inventors: Carruth; Thomas F. (Altadena, CA)
This invention relates to a new and distinct variety of Grandiflora Rose. It has as its seed parent the variety known as `CHRiscinn` (not patented) and as its pollen parent the variety known as `WEKosomit` (U.S. Plant Pat. No. 14,401).....description is of 3 to 4 year-old rose plants of the new variety grown outdoor in Pomona, Calif. in the month of June.
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