'Vick's Caprice' rose Description
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Pink blend Hybrid Perpetual.
Registration name: Vick's Caprice
Exhibition name: Vick's Caprice
Discovered by James Vick
(United States, before 1889).
Pink blend, light pink , white stripes, carmine-pink stripes. Moderate fragrance. Large, full (26-40 petals), borne mostly solitary, cupped bloom form. Blooms in flushes throughout the season.
Medium, thornless (or almost), upright.
Height of 3' to 4' (90 to 120 cm).
USDA zone 5b and warmer. Can be used for cut flower or garden. Hardy. very vigorous. Blooms tend to ball in wet weather. Disease susceptibility: disease resistant. Prune dead wood.