'Smooth Angel' rose Description
Photo courtesy of IrishRose17
Apricot or apricot blend Hybrid Tea.Registration name: HADangelExhibition name:
Apricot or apricot blend. Strong fragrance. Double (17-25 petals) bloom form. Blooms in flushes throughout the season.
Thornless (or almost).
Height of 35" to 4' (90 to 120 cm).
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.
United States - Patent No: PP 6,146 on 12 Apr 1988 VIEW USPTO PATENT
Application No: 06/823,420 on 28 Jan 1986
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.