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'Abracadabra' rose Description
'Abracadabra (hybrid tea, Warriner 1991)' rose photo
Photo courtesy of Sue The Rose Lover's Garden (Roselvr)
Availability:
Commercially available
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Average rating: GOOD+.  
ARS:
Pink blend Hybrid Tea.
Registration name: JACbute
Exhibition name: Abracadabra
Origin:
Bred by William A. Warriner (United States, before 1991).
Introduced in United States by Jackson & Perkins Co. in 1993 as 'Abracadabra'.
Class:
Hybrid Tea.  
Bloom:
Pink blend.  Strong fragrance.  30 to 35 petals.  Average diameter 5".  Large, full (26-40 petals), borne mostly solitary bloom form.  Blooms in flushes throughout the season.  Long, pointed, ovoid buds.  
Habit:
Medium, bushy, upright.  Large, semi-glossy, dark green, leathery foliage.  
Height of 35" to 47" (90 to 120 cm).  
Growing:
USDA zone 7b and warmer.  Can be used for cut flower or garden.  Disease susceptibility: susceptible to blackspot , mildew resistant, rust resistant.  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) .  
Patents:
United States - Patent No: PP 8,590  on  15 Feb 1994   VIEW USPTO PATENT
Application No: 07/883,191  on  14 May 1992
Inventors: Warriner, deceased; William A. (late of Tustin, CA)
Notes:
According to the Canadian Plant Breeders' Rights Office, an application (No. 92-119) for JACbute was filed by Bear Creek Gardens, Inc. This application was abandoned November 30, 1998.