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'Dick Clark ®' rose Description
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Red blend Grandiflora.
Registration name: WEKfunk
Exhibition name: Dick Clark ®
Bred by Christian Bédard (United States, before 2008). Bred by Tom Carruth (United States, before 2008).
Introduced in United States by Bailey Nurseries in 2011 as 'Dick Clark'.
Introduced in United States by Star Roses & Plants (California) in 2011 as 'Dick Clark'.
Introduced in United States by Weeks Wholesale Rose Grower, Inc. in 2011 as 'Dick Clark'.
Cream, pink edges, ages to dark red .  Moderate, cinnamon, spice fragrance.  17 to 29 petals.  Average diameter 3.5".  Large, very double, borne mostly solitary, classic hybrid tea bloom form.  Blooms in flushes throughout the season.  Long, pointed buds.  
Tall, bushy, upright.  Large, glossy, dark green foliage.  3 to 7 leaflets.  

Height: 5'11" to 6'7" (180 to 200cm).  Width: 35" to 41" (90 to 105cm).
Can be used for cut flower or garden.  Prefers full sun.  Disease susceptibility: very disease resistant.  
United States - Patent No: PP 23,455  on  12 Mar 2013   VIEW USPTO PATENT
Application No: 13/317,706  on  26 Oct 2011
Inventors: Carruth; Thomas F. (Altadena, CA), Bedard; Christian (Brea, CA)
This invention relates to a new and distinct variety of Grandiflora Rose. It has as its seed parent the variety known as ‘WEKroalt’ (U.S. Plant Pat. No. 11,518) and an unknown seedling as its pollen parent...The following description is of 3 to 4 year-old rose plants of the new variety grown outdoors in Pomona, Calif. in the month of September.