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'Smooth Angel' rose Description
'Smooth Angel' rose photo
Photo courtesy of IrishRose17
Availability:
Commercially available
Synonyms:
HMF Ratings:
37 favorite votes.  
ARS:
Apricot or apricot blend Hybrid Tea.
Registration name: HADangel
Exhibition name: Smooth Angel
Origin:
Bred by Harvey D. Davidson (United States, 1986).
Introduced in United States by Gurney's Seed & Nursery Co. as 'Smooth Angel'.
Class:
Hybrid Tea.  
Bloom:
Apricot or apricot blend.  Strong fragrance.  Double (17-25 petals) bloom form.  Blooms in flushes throughout the season.  
Habit:
Thornless (or almost).  
Height of 35" to 4' (90 to 120 cm).  
Growing:
USDA zone 6b through 9b (default).  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 6,146  on  12 Apr 1988   VIEW USPTO PATENT
Application No: 06/823,420  on  28 Jan 1986
Notes:
Finegand Nursery says this rose has porcelain cream blossoms... the bush is thornless... Rose Barni says it's thornless (senza spine, in Italian).

Some differences of opinion about parentage. See references.