Dick Clark

Black-red buds spiral open to show off swirls of cream edged & washed with vibrant cherry pink. But that's not the end of the exhibit on these classically-formed fragrant flowers. When the sun strikes the petals, they begin to blush burgundy, finishing as a deep dark red. Put all this color against super-shiny-green foliage with nice long cutting stems and you've got a killer combo. Easy to grow & great vigor. Largest flower size in cooler temps.

General Information

  • Class Grandiflora
  • Cultivar cv. WEKfunk
  • Patent Pat.#23,455
  • Plant Habit Medium-tall
  • Growth Habit Broadly rounded, bushy
  • Plant Height 5' to 5½'
  • Plant Width 3' to 4'
  • Stem Length Long
  • Foliage Color Glossy deep green
  • Flower Color Creamy white with a cherry picotee, blushing to all burgundy
  • Bud Form Very long, pointed & elegant
  • Flower Size Around 30
  • Flower Form Double, classically-formed
  • Petal Count 25 to 30
  • Parentage Fourth of July x unknown
  • Hybridizer Tom Carruth & Christian Bédard
  • Intro Year 2011
  • Introduced By Weeks Roses
  • AARS Winner AARS—2011

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