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'Voluptuous!' rose Description
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Hybrid Tea.
Registration name: JACtourn
Exhibition name: Voluptuous!
Bred by Dr. Keith W. Zary (United States, before 1999).
Introduced in United States by Jackson & Perkins Co. (post 1970) in 2005 as 'Voluptuous!'.
Fuchsia / magenta.  Mild, spice fragrance.  26 to 40 petals.  Average diameter 4.75".  Very large, full (26-40 petals), borne mostly solitary, cluster-flowered, high-centered bloom form.  Blooms in flushes throughout the season.  Long, pointed, ovoid buds.  
Medium, upright, well-branched.  Large, glossy, dark green foliage.  5 to 7 leaflets.  

Height: up to 5' (up to 150cm).  Width: up to 32" (up to 80cm).
USDA zone 6b through 9b (default).  Can be used for cut flower, garden, landscape or shrub.  Heat tolerant.  Disease susceptibility: very disease resistant.  Remove spent blooms to encourage re-bloom.  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 - Patent No: AU3673P  on  18 Dec 2008
Application No: 2007/072  on  9 Mar 2007   VIEW PBR PATENT
First sold in USA in Dec 2005.
United States - Patent No: PP 16,498  on  2 May 2006   VIEW USPTO PATENT
Application No: 10/969,257  on  19 Oct 2004
Inventors: Zary; Keith W. (Agoura Hills, CA)
The present invention relates to a new and distinct variety of a shrub rose plant named `JACtourn` which was originated by me by crossing the variety `JACient` (U.S. Plant Pat. No. 6,725), with the variety `MACtrum` (U.S. Plant Pat. No. 4,297)..... Observations made of plants commencing at four years of age in a garden environment at Somis, Calif., from January 2003 to August 2004