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'Happy Chappy ®' rose Description
'Happy Chappy ® (Shrub, Ilsink before 1997)' rose photo
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Yellow blend Shrub.
Exhibition name: Happy Chappy ®
Bred by G. Peter Ilsink (Netherlands, before 1997).
Introduced in Netherlands by Interplant BV in 1999 as 'Happy Chappy'.
Introduced in United States by Jackson & Perkins (Wholesale) in 2007 as 'Happy Chappy'.
Shrub.   (Series: Garden Ease ™ Collection, Ultimate Rose ™ Collection)  
Pink, orange shading, yellow stamens.  Mild fragrance.  5 petals.  Average diameter 2".  Medium, single (4-8 petals), flat bloom form.  Blooms in flushes throughout the season.  Pointed, ovoid buds.  
Medium, mounded, spreading.  Glossy, dark green foliage.  5 to 7 leaflets.  

Height: up to 2' (up to 60cm).  Width: up to 4' (up to 120cm).
USDA zone 6b through 9b (default).  Can be used for ground cover.  Disease susceptibility: very disease resistant, blackspot resistant.  Remove spent blooms to encourage re-bloom.  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.  
United States - Patent No: PP 19,646  on  20 Jan 2009   VIEW USPTO PATENT
Application No: 11/986,558  on  20 Nov 2007
A shrub rose plant named `INTERhappy`, characterized by a combination of dark green, glossy foliage; flowers that are a yellow-orange color; and a compact form, particularly suitable as a groundcover.
Inventors: Ilsink; Peter (Leersum, NL)
Assignee: Jackson & Perkins Wholesale, Inc. (Hodges, SC)