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'Watercolors ™' rose Description
'Watercolors ™ (shrub, Carruth 2006)' rose photo
Photo courtesy of Singularly Beautiful Roses
Availability:
Commercially available
Synonyms:
HMF Ratings:
24 favorite votes.  
Average rating: GOOD.  
ARS:
Yellow blend Shrub.
Registration name: Wekclaflobo
Exhibition name: Watercolors ™
Origin:
Bred by Tom Carruth (United States, 2006).
Introduced in Australia by Swane's Nursery/Swane Bros Pty Ltd.
Introduced in United States by Edmunds' Roses in 2007.
Introduced in United States by Weeks Wholesale Rose Grower, Inc. in 2007.
Class:
Shrub.  
Bloom:
Yellow blend.  Upper: yellow edged, pink blushing all pink, reverse: similar, but less blush color.  Mild fragrance.  Average diameter 2.75".  Medium, single (4-8 petals), in small clusters bloom form.  Blooms in flushes throughout the season.  
Habit:
Medium, bushy, spreading.  Medium, semi-glossy, dark green foliage.  
Height of 30" to 35" (75 to 90 cm).  
Growing:
USDA zone 6b through 9b (default).  Can be used for beds and borders, container rose or garden.  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.  
Patents:
United States - Patent No: PP 19,397  on  28 Oct 2008   VIEW USPTO PATENT

A new variety of Shrub rose suitable for garden decoration, having flowers
of ever-changing yellows and blushing pinks coloration.



Inventors:
Carruth; Thomas F. (Altadena, CA)
Assignee:

Weeks Wholesale Rose Grower, Inc.
(Rancho Cucamonga,
CA)


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