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'Candella ®' rose Description
'Candella ® (hybrid tea, McGredy, 1982)' rose photo
Photo courtesy of Beth's Northern CA Rose Garden
Availability:
Commercially available
Synonyms:
HMF Ratings:
18 favorite votes.  
Average rating: EXCELLENT-.  
ARS:
Red blend Hybrid Tea.
Registration name: MACspeego
Exhibition name: Candella ®
Origin:
Bred by Samuel Darragh McGredy IV (1982).
Introduced in New Zealand by Egmont Roses in 1994 as 'Candella'.
Introduced in United Kingdom by C & K Jones in circa 1998 as 'Eternally Yours'.
Class:
Hybrid Tea.  
Bloom:
Crimson, white reverse.  Crimson-scarlet. Magenta. Maroon-crimson.  Mild fragrance.  Double (17-25 petals), borne mostly solitary, nodding or "weak neck" bloom form.  Blooms in flushes throughout the season.  
Habit:
Bushy, dense.  Large, glossy, dark green foliage.  
Height of 4' 7" to 5' 11" (140 to 180 cm).  
Growing:
USDA zone 7b and warmer.  Can be used for cut flower.  Disease susceptibility: susceptible to Mildew.  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) .  
Breeder's notes:
Candella - Macspeego. Nicknamed Speedy Gonzales
Patents:
Australia - Application No: 1995/032  on  1995   VIEW PBR PATENT
 
New Zealand - Patent No: 1237  on  6 Jun 1997
Application No: ROS503  on  20 May 1994
Trade Name: Candella. Protection rights terminated on June 6, 2010.
 
United States - Patent No: PP 9,239  on  15 Aug 1995   VIEW USPTO PATENT
Application No: 08/215,291  on  18 Mar 1994
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