'Pearl Essence ™' rose Description
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Light pink Hybrid Tea.Registration name: JACsilhoExhibition name:
Pearl Essence ™
Light pink. Moderate, fruity, sweet fragrance. 30 to 35 petals. Average diameter 5". Large, borne mostly solitary, high-centered bloom form. Prolific, blooms in flushes throughout the season. Ovoid buds.
Medium, upright. Medium, glossy, dark green foliage.
Height of 5' to 6' (150 to 185 cm). Width of 4½' (135 cm).
USDA zone 7b and warmer. Can be used for cut flower or garden. Vigorous. Disease susceptibility: susceptible to blackspot , 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) . Can be grown in the ground or in a container (container requires winter protection).
United States - Patent No: PP 12,127 on 9 Oct 2001 VIEW USPTO PATENT
Application No: 416555 on 12 Oct 1999
Hybrid tea rose plant named JACsilho
Keith W. Zary, Thousand Oaks, California
Parentage: 'Sterling Silver' x JAColite
... with free flowering, pinkish flowers having a high centered bud and open flower form on long stems; strong fragrance; and vigorous, upright, well-branched growth... Blooming habit: Continuous... Average open size of bloom is 41/2 inches... Average stem length is about 18-22 inches... Number of petals under normal conditions: 30-35... Fragrance: Strong; sweet (cotton candy)... Lastingness: On the plant: Long (about seven to eight days). As a cut flower: Long (about nine to ten days)... At maturity, height is 6 feet, width is 41/2 feet... Resistant to rust; susceptible to mildew and blackspot under normal growing conditions...