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'Barbra Streisand ®' rose Description
'Barbra Streisand ®' rose photo
Photo courtesy of Gabriel
Availability:
Commercially available
Synonyms:
HMF Ratings:
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Average rating: EXCELLENT-.  
ARS:
Mauve or mauve blend Hybrid Tea.
Registration name: WEKquaneze
Exhibition name: Barbra Streisand ®
Origin:
Bred by Tom Carruth (United States, 2001).
Introduced in United States by Weeks Wholesale Rose Grower, Inc. in 2004 as 'Barbra Streisand'.
Introduced in United States by Bailey Nurseries in 2011 as 'Barbra Streisand'.
Class:
Hybrid Tea.  
Bloom:
Lavender, darker edges.  Flowers lavender, blushing darker.  Strong, citrus, rose fragrance.  26 to 30 petals.  Average diameter 4".  Medium-large, full (26-40 petals), cluster-flowered, in small clusters bloom form.  Blooms in flushes throughout the season.  
Habit:
Medium, bushy, upright.  Large, glossy, dark green foliage.  

Height: 3' to 5' (90 to 150cm).  Width: 2' to 3' (60 to 90cm).
Growing:
USDA zone 6a through 10b.  Can be used for beds and borders, cut flower, garden or landscape.  Vigorous.  Disease susceptibility: disease resistant, susceptible to blackspot .  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:
Australia - Patent No: AU3358P  on  17 Aug 2007
Application No: 2004/215  on  26 Jul 2004   VIEW PBR PATENT
unnamed seedling x ‘MACgenev’. ...Breeder: Tom Carruth, Weeks Wholesale Rose Grower, Inc., Upland, CA, USA.
First sold in EU in Dec 2003. First Australian sale Sep 2003.
 
France - Application  on  2003
 
United States - Patent No: PP 13,120  on  22 Oct 2002   VIEW USPTO PATENT
Application No: 09/715,650  on  Nov 2000
It has an undistributed seedling of my creation as its seed parent and as its pollen parent the variety known as `MACgenev` (U.S. Plant Pat. No. 8,279).
Notes:
Named after Barbra Streisand, born on 24 April 1942.

Blackspot sensitive, so keep it sprayed. Weeks' web site says Flower color & size do best in milder temps.