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'Sweet 'n' Pink' rose Description
'Sweet 'n' Pink' rose photo
Photo courtesy of Toni Kimball
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Average rating: EXCELLENT-.  
Deep pink Hybrid Tea.
Registration name: Sweet 'n' Pink
Bred by Weeks (United States, 1976).
Hybrid Tea.  
Deep pink.  Strong fragrance.  40 to 50 petals.  Average diameter 4.5".  Very large, very full (41+ petals), borne mostly solitary, cluster-flowered, in small clusters, flat, open, reflexed bloom form.  Blooms in flushes throughout the season.  Large, long sepals, pointed, ovoid buds.  
Tall, armed with thorns / prickles, bushy, upright, well-branched.  Large, glossy, medium green, leathery foliage.  
USDA zone 6b through 9b (default).  Can be used for cut flower, garden or landscape.  Very vigorous.  flowers drop off cleanly.  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 4,003   VIEW USPTO PATENT
gigifarag reports: I bought this rose from a nursery in Santa Monica, California. I have never smelled anything as fragrant. I love it.