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'Chérie' rose Description
'Petal Pushers ™' rose photo
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Light pink Shrub.
Registration name: JACloose
Exhibition name: Petal Pushers ™
Bred by Dr. Keith W. Zary (United States, 2007).
Introduced in United States by Jackson & Perkins (Wholesale) in 2007 as 'Petal Pushers'.
Shrub.  Ultimate Rose ™ Collection.  
Pink.  Cotton-candy pink.  None to mild fragrance.  Average diameter 3".  Medium, very full (41+ petals), cluster-flowered, in small clusters, old-fashioned bloom form.  Blooms in flushes throughout the season.  Pointed, ovoid buds.  
Short, spreading.  Medium, glossy, dark green foliage.  
Height of up to 1' (up to 30 cm).  Width of 4' (120 cm).
USDA zone 6b through 9b (default).  Can be used for cut flower, garden or ground cover.  Vigorous.  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 19,484   VIEW USPTO PATENT
Application No: 11/998,218  on  28 Nov 2007
The present invention relates to a new and distinct variety of a shrub rose plant named `JACloose` which was originated by me by crossing an unnamed variety (unpatented, seed parent), with `TANotax` (U.S. Plant Pat. No. 11,572, pollen parent). The seed parent is a cross, `MACminmo` (U.S. Plant Pat. No. 7,319).times.82-01752 (unpatented).
Light requirement: 4-6 sun hours