'Charles P. Kilham' rose Description
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Orange or orange-red Hybrid Tea.
Registration name: Charles P. Kilham
Orange-red, scarlet shading, golden-yellow undertones. Moderate, tea fragrance. 32 petals. Large, full (26-40 petals), borne mostly solitary, expanded bloom form. Blooms in flushes throughout the season.
Bushy, lax, thornless (or almost), upright, well-branched. Dark green foliage.
USDA zone 7b 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) .