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'Heart 'n' Soul' rose Description
'Heart 'n' Soul' rose photo
Photo courtesy of Rosaholic's Southern California Garden
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Red blend Shrub.
Registration name: ORApaymel
Bred by Pierre Orard (France, before 1999).
Introduced in United States by Weeks Wholesale Rose Grower, Inc. in 2001 as 'Heart 'n' Soul'.
White, red edges.  None to mild, tea fragrance.  18 to 22 petals.  Average diameter 3".  Medium, semi-double to double, borne mostly solitary, in small clusters, high-centered to cupped, ruffled bloom form.  Blooms in flushes throughout the season.  Ovoid buds.  
Spreading, upright.  Medium, glossy, dark green foliage.  3 to 7 leaflets.  

Height: 4' to 5' (120 to 150cm).  Width: 43" to 4'1" (110 to 125cm).
USDA zone 6b through 9b (default).  Can be used for cut flower or garden.  Disease susceptibility: very disease resistant.  Protect tender new spring growth from hard freezes that may cause canker, die-back and death of the plant. .  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.  Remove old canes and dead or diseased wood..  
United States - Patent No: PP 14,500  on  3 Feb 2004   VIEW USPTO PATENT
Application No: 10/243,163  on  13 Sep 2002

A new variety of Shrub rose suitable for garden decoration, having flowers of white edged red coloration.
Inventors: Orard; Pierre (Feyzin, FR)
Assignee: Weeks Wholesale Rose Grower, Inc. (Upland, CA)

The following description is of 3 to 4 year-old rose plants of the new variety grown outdoors in Upland, Calif. in the month of August.