'Signature ®' rose Description
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Pink blend Hybrid Tea.Registration name: JACnorExhibition name:
Rose-pink, light pink blending. Fruity fragrance. 30 to 35 petals. Average diameter 4.75". Large, full (26-40 petals), borne mostly solitary, classic hybrid tea, exhibition, high-centered bloom form. Blooms in flushes throughout the season. Long, pointed buds.
Tall, upright. Large, semi-glossy, dark green foliage.
Height of 4' to 5' (120 to 150 cm).
USDA zone 6b and warmer. Can be used for cut flower, exhibition or garden. Vigorous. Disease susceptibility: mildew resistant, susceptible to rust . 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).
Australia - Application No: 1996/068 on 1996 VIEW PBR PATENT
United States - Patent No: PP 9,539 on 7 May 1996 VIEW USPTO PATENT
Application No: 08/491,142 on 16 Jun 1995
Inventors: Zary; Keith W. (Thousand Oaks, CA)
Patent application states Keith Zary as inventor. Breeder William Warriner based on Jackson & Perkins' description of Signature