'Tickled Pink' rose Description
Photo courtesy of Beth's Northern CA Rose Garden
Pink blend Hybrid Tea.Registration name: SUNtickExhibition name:
Light pink. Mild to strong, old rose fragrance. 26 to 42 petals. Average diameter 5". Very large, full (26-40 petals), borne mostly solitary bloom form. Blooms in flushes throughout the season. Large, pointed buds.
Thornless (or almost), upright. Large, glossy, medium green foliage.
Height of 42" to 4' (105 to 120 cm). Width of 18" to 22" (45 to 55 cm).
USDA zone 7b and warmer. Disease susceptibility: susceptible to rust . 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. Requires spring freeze protection (see glossary - Spring freeze protection) .
Australia - Application No: 1994/202 on 1994 VIEW PBR PATENT
United States - Patent No: PP 11,400 on 6 Jun 2000 VIEW USPTO PATENT
Application No: 859583 on 20 May 1997
Inventor: Frank Schuurman (Auckland, NZ). Assignee: DeVor Nurseries, Inc. (Watsonville, CA). A hybrid tea rose variety producing pink flowers... Parentage: 'Jacaranda' x 'Gold Medal'...
Carlton Rose Nursery says this rose is medium pink with a slight yellow base and very pointed petals...
Tickled Pink was removed from the Auckland Regional Botanic Gardens (ARBG) Display Trial because it is susceptible to rust.