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'Vick's Caprice' rose Description
'Vick's Caprice' rose photo
Photo courtesy of Woodbury, Celeste
Availability:
Commercially available
HMF Ratings:
38 favorite votes.  
Average rating: GOOD+.  
ARS:
Pink blend Hybrid Perpetual.
Registration name: Vick's Caprice
Exhibition name: Vick's Caprice
Origin:
Discovered by James Vick (United States, before 1889).
Introduced in Australia by H. Kemp in 1909 as 'Caprice'.
Class:
Hybrid Perpetual.  
Bloom:
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.  
Habit:
Medium, few or no prickles/thorns, upright.  

Height: 3' to 4' (90 to 120cm).  
Growing:
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.  
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