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'Cherish' rose Description
'Cherish' rose photo
Photo courtesy of Seil
Availability:
Commercially available
Synonyms:
JACsal
HMF Ratings:
20 favorite votes.  
Average rating: GOOD-.  
ARS:
Orange-pink Floribunda.
Registration name: JACsal
Exhibition name: Cherish
Origin:
Bred by William A. Warriner (United States, before 1977).
Introduced in United States by Jackson & Perkins Co. in 1980 as 'Cherish'.
Class:
Floribunda.  
Bloom:
Orange-pink.  Mild fragrance.  28 petals.  Average diameter 3".  Medium, double (17-25 petals), cluster-flowered, in small clusters, high-centered bloom form.  Blooms in flushes throughout the season.  
Habit:
Compact, spreading.  Large, dark green foliage.  
Growing:
USDA zone 6b and warmer.  Can be used for beds and borders, cut flower or garden.  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 4,331  on  7 Nov 1978   VIEW USPTO PATENT
Application No: 05/852,964  on  18 Nov 1977
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