'Brass Band ™' rose Description
Photo courtesy of Chris Hunkeler's Rose Garden, El Cerrito, CA
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Apricot or apricot blend Floribunda.Registration name: JACcoflExhibition name:
Brass Band ™
Apricot or apricot blend. Mild, damask fragrance. 30 to 41 petals. Average diameter 2.75". Large, full (26-40 petals) bloom form. Blooms in flushes throughout the season.
Height of 3' to 39" (90 to 100 cm).
USDA zone 6b and warmer. 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. Requires spring freeze protection (see glossary - Spring freeze protection) . Can be grown in the ground or in a container (container requires winter protection).
Yellow buds open to deep peach-colored flowers; unusual and quite striking. Blooms heavily. Fairly low. (as per JC's website).
Australia - Application No: 1996/069 on 1 May 1996 VIEW PBR PATENT
United States - Patent No: PP 9,171 on 20 Jun 1995 VIEW USPTO PATENT
Application No: 08/201,240 on 24 Feb 1994