'AROwedye' Rose
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'AROwedye' rose Description
'Candlelight ™ (hybrid tea, Swim & Christensen, 1982)' rose photo
Photo courtesy of Beth's Northern CA Rose Garden
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Deep yellow Hybrid Tea.
Registration name: AROwedye
Exhibition name: Candlelight ™ (hybrid tea, Swim & Christensen, 1982)
Bred by Jack E. Christensen (United States, 1982). Bred by Herbert C. Swim (United States, 1982).
Introduced in United States by Armstrong Nursery as 'Candlelight'.
Hybrid Tea.  
Deep yellow, pink edges.  Mild fragrance.  Average diameter 5".  Very large, full (26-40 petals), borne mostly solitary, high-centered, spiral centers bloom form.  Prolific, continuous (perpetual) bloom throughout the season.  
Tall, bushy, upright, well-branched.  Large, semi-glossy foliage.  
USDA zone 7b and warmer.  Can be used for cut flower or garden.  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) .  
Breeder's notes:
Variable yellow Hybrid Tea. (as per JC's website).
United States - Patent No: PP 5,398  on  29 Jan 1985   VIEW USPTO PATENT
Jack Christensen describes this as a variable yellow...