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'Charisma' rose Description
'Surprise Party' rose photo
Photo courtesy of MommaKate
Availability:
Commercially available
Synonyms:
HMF Ratings:
40 favorite votes.  
Average rating: EXCELLENT-.  
ARS:
Red blend Floribunda.
Registration name: JELroganor
Origin:
Bred by Robert G. Jelly (United States, 1968).
Introduced in United States by The Conard-Pyle Co. in 1977 as 'Charisma'.
Class:
Floribunda.  
Bloom:
Red and yellow.  Mild fragrance.  35 to 50 petals.  Average diameter 1.75".  Small to medium, full (26-40 petals), cluster-flowered, in small clusters, high-centered to cupped bloom form.  Blooms in flushes throughout the season.  
Habit:
Bushy, well-branched.  Glossy, leathery foliage.  7 leaflets.  
Growing:
USDA zone 6b and warmer.  Heat tolerant.  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) .  Can be grown in the ground or in a container (container requires winter protection).  
Patents:
United States - Patent No: PP 4,173  on  27 Dec 1977   VIEW USPTO PATENT
Application No: 05/760,412  on  18 Jan 1977
Notes:
Tate Rose Nursery says this rose has masses of bright, eye-catching blooms of scarlet and gold which age mostly to red...