'Candella ®' rose Description
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Red blend Hybrid Tea.Registration name: MACspeegoExhibition name:
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.
Bushy, dense. Large, glossy, dark green foliage.
Height of 4' 7" to 5' 11" (140 to 180 cm).
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) .
Candella - Macspeego. Nicknamed Speedy Gonzales
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