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'Borderer' rose Description
'Borderer' rose photo
Photo courtesy of Yvonne's Rose Garden
Availability:
Commercially available
HMF Ratings:
29 favorite votes.  
Average rating: EXCELLENT.  
ARS:
Pink blend Polyantha.
Registration name: Borderer
Exhibition name: Borderer
Origin:
Bred by Alister Clark (Australia, 1918).
Class:
Floribunda, Polyantha.  
Bloom:
Salmon-pink, copper shading, amber shading.  Mild fragrance.  50 petals.  Average diameter 2.5".  Medium, very full (41+ petals), button-eye, cupped bloom form.  Continuous (perpetual) bloom throughout the season.  
Habit:
Short, spreading.  Dark green foliage.  
Height of 1' to 18" (30 to 45 cm).  
Growing:
USDA zone 6b through 9b (default).  Can be used for beds and borders, container rose, garden or landscape.  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.  
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