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'Sweet Valentine ™' rose Description
'JACbrant' rose photo
Photo courtesy of Jean Marion
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HMF Ratings:
3 favorite votes.  
ARS:
Medium pink Grandiflora.
Registration name: JACbrant
Exhibition name: Sweet Valentine ™
Origin:
Bred by Dr. Keith W. Zary (United States, 1998).
Introduced in United States by Bear Creek Gardens, Inc. in 2000 as 'Sweet Valentine'.
Class:
Grandiflora.  
Bloom:
Pink.  Mild, fruity, spice fragrance.  25 to 35 petals.  Average diameter 4.5".  Large bloom form.  Blooms in flushes throughout the season.  
Habit:
Height of 5' (150 cm).  Width of 4' (120 cm).
Growing:
USDA zone 7b and warmer.  Disease susceptibility: 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:
United States - Patent No: PP 12,121  on  2 Oct 2001   VIEW USPTO PATENT
Application No: 455970  on  6 Dec 1999
Grandiflora rose plant named JACbrant
Keith W. Zary, Thousand Oaks, California
Parentage: AROcad x JACient
... having large flowers of novel coloration presented singly and in large, open clusters, tall, upright growth habit, glossy, dark green foliage, and good disease resistance... Blooming habit: Continuous... Average open bloom size is four inches... Average stem length is about 14 to 18 inches... Number of petals under normal conditions: 30 to 35... Fragrance: Moderate; spicy... Lastingness: On the plant: Long (about six or seven days). As a cut flower: Long (about seven or eight days)... At maturity, height is five feet, width is four feet... Resistant to mildew and rust, susceptible to blackspot under normal growing conditions...
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