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'Sweet Fragrance' rose Description
'Sweet Fragrance' rose photo
Photo courtesy of viscount89
Availability:
Commercially available
Synonyms:
91G716
BAInce
HMF Ratings:
49 favorite votes.  
Average rating: EXCELLENT.  
ARS:
Apricot or apricot blend Grandiflora.
Origin:
Bred by Ping Lim :林 彬 (United States, 1991).
Introduced in United States by Bailey Nurseries in 2007 as 'Sweet Fragrance'.
Class:
Grandiflora.  
Bloom:
Apricot or apricot blend.  Blend of orange, coral and yellow aging to salmon pink.  Strong, sweet fragrance.  Average diameter 3.5".  Medium-large, full (26-40 petals), cluster-flowered, in small clusters, classic hybrid tea bloom form.  Prolific, blooms in flushes throughout the season.  
Habit:
Medium, upright.  
Height of 2' to 4' (60 to 120 cm).  
Growing:
USDA zone 5b through 9b.  Can be used for beds and borders, container rose, cut flower, garden, hedge or landscape.  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.  
Patents:
United States - Patent No: PP 19,969  on  28 Apr 2009   VIEW USPTO PATENT
Application No: 11/818,369  on  14 Jun 2007
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