'WEKfunk' rose Description
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Red blend Grandiflora.Registration name:
WEKfunkExhibition name: 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.