'WEKplapep' rose Description
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Red, white stripes. Flowers striped burgandy and white, or cream, or red, opening quickly. Mild to strong, damask, rose, spice, opinions vary fragrance. 25 to 36 petals. Average diameter 4.75". Large, double (17-25 petals), cluster-flowered, in small clusters bloom form. Blooms in flushes throughout the season. Pointed buds.
Medium, compact, rounded. Large, semi-glossy, medium green, wavy or ruffled foliage.
Height: 35" to 47" (90 to 120cm). Width: 31" to 43" (80 to 110cm).
USDA zone 6b through 9b (default). Can be used for beds and borders, container rose, cut flower or garden. Produces decorative hips. Disease susceptibility: disease resistant, susceptible to blackspot . 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.
Australia - Application No: 1998/078 on 1998 VIEW PBR PATENT
Canada - Patent No: 0724 on 27 Jan 2000
Application No: 97-1099 on 1 Jul 1996
Rights revoked on June 20, 2002.
Breeder: Thomas F. Carruth, Altadena, United States of America
European Union - Patent No: 4348 on 19 Apr 1999
Application No: 19980843 on 18 Jun 1998
United States - Patent No: PP 10,126 on 25 Nov 1997 VIEW USPTO PATENT
Application No: 673065 on 1 Jul 1996
Inventor: Thomas F. Carruth. (Altadena, CA). Assignee: Weeks Wholesale Rose Grower, Inc. (Upland, CA). A bushy upright seedling, cultivated for outdoor garden decoration. Parentage: 'Playboy' x JACraw. Among the features which distinguish this variety are its unusual striped petal coloration whose patterns are different on the upper and under petal surfaces and its strong spice and rose fragrance. Flowers are borne in clusters of from three to five or more per stem.
The first striped rose to win an All-American Rose Award.
Treloar Roses says the overall appearance is of a striped rose, some blooms appearing burgundy-red swirled creamy white, while others are creamy white splashed with burgundy-red...