'Acapella ®' rose Description
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Pink, silver(y) reverse. Strong fragrance. 26 to 40 petals. Average diameter 6". Very large, full (26-40 petals), borne mostly solitary bloom form. Blooms in flushes throughout the season. Long, pointed buds.
Medium, armed with thorns / prickles, upright. Large, semi-glossy, dark green foliage.
Height: 39" to 6' (100 to 185cm). Width: up to 5' (up to 150cm).
USDA zone 6b through 9b (default). Can be used for beds and borders, cut flower or garden. Vigorous. rain tolerant. 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).
Germany - Patent No: tm 2006 040 on 8 Nov 1991
Application on 17 Jan 1991
International Registration IR579449 on November 8, 1991
Italy - Patent No: tr.mark 579 449
'Charlie's Rose' named after TV gardener Charlotte ("Charlie") Eloise Dimmock (b. August 10, 1966 West Wellow, Hamps.)