Hybrid Tea Rose 'Candy Kisses'

Rosa

Family: Rosaceae (ro-ZAY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Rosa (RO-zuh) (Info)
Cultivar: Candy Kisses
Additional cultivar information:(SIMwatu)
Hybridized by Nola Simpson, NZ
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Class:

Hybrid Tea

Height:

24-36 in. (60-90 cm)

Spacing:

18-24 in. (45-60 cm)

24-36 in. (60-90 cm)

Hardiness:

USDA Zone 6b: to -20.5 C (-5 F)

USDA Zone 7a: to -17.7 C (0 F)

USDA Zone 7b: to -14.9 C (5 F)

USDA Zone 8a: to -12.2 C (10 F)

USDA Zone 8b: to -9.4 C (15 F)

USDA Zone 9a: to -6.6 C (20 F)

USDA Zone 9b: to -3.8 C (25 F)

Bloom Color:

Orange pink (op)

Bloom Shape:

Double

Flower Fragrance:

Very Fragrant

Bloom Time:

Late Spring/Early Summer

Mid Summer

Late Summer/Early Fall

Habit:

Bush

Patent Information:

Unknown - Tell us

Other Details:

Unknown - Tell us

Pruning Instructions:

Blooms on old wood; prune after flowering

Soil pH requirements:

6.1 to 6.5 (mildly acidic)

6.6 to 7.5 (neutral)

7.6 to 7.8 (mildly alkaline)

Propagation Methods:

From semi-hardwood cuttings

By grafting

Foliage Color:

Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Characteristics:

Flowers are good for cutting

This plant is attractive to bees, butterflies and/or birds

Flowers are fragrant

Water Requirements:

Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater

Where to Grow:

Unknown - Tell us

Gardeners' Notes:

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Positive

On Sep 12, 2018, RosinaBloom from Waihi,
New Zealand (Zone 1) wrote:

Pink/apricot/silver hybrid tea rose 'Candy Kisses' was bred by Nola Simpson - New Zealand's top award-winning Rosarian, rose breeder, judge, exhibitor, administrator, author and speaker, and Massey University lecturer in computer science. QSM for services to roses 1995, Massey Medallist 2002. Born in Carterton, NZ 8th of May 1930 and died in Palmerston North NZ on 15th June 2011.

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