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'Chérie' rose Description
'Petal Pushers ™' rose photo
Photo courtesy of Quail Haven Farm
Availability:
Commercially available
HMF Ratings:
12 favorite votes.  
ARS:
Light pink Shrub.
Registration name: JACloose
Exhibition name: Petal Pushers ™
Origin:
Bred by Dr. Keith W. Zary (United States, 2007).
Introduced in United States by Jackson & Perkins (Wholesale) in 2007 as 'Petal Pushers'.
Class:
Shrub.  Ultimate Rose ™ Collection.  
Bloom:
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.  
Habit:
Short, spreading.  Medium, glossy, dark green foliage.  
Height of up to 1' (up to 30 cm).  Width of 4' (120 cm).
Growing:
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.  
Patents:
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).
Notes:
Light requirement: 4-6 sun hours