'Acapella ®' rose Description
Photo courtesy of Cliff's High Desert Garden Archival Dec, 2011 last updated 101812
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Pink, silver(y) reverse. Strong fragrance. 26 to 40 petals. Average diameter 6". Very large, full (26-40 petals), borne mostly solitary bloom form. Blooms in flushes throughout the season. Long, pointed buds.
Medium, armed with thorns / prickles, upright. Large, semi-glossy, dark green foliage.
Height of 39" to 6' (100 to 185 cm). Width of up to 5' (up to 150 cm).
USDA zone 6b through 9b (default). Can be used for beds and borders, cut flower or garden. Vigorous. rain tolerant. 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).
Rosen-Tantau says the correct name for this rose is Acapella® (TANallepa).