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'Outrageous ™' rose Description
'Outrageous ™' rose photo
Photo courtesy of Gabriela
Availability:
Commercially available
Synonyms:
JACzap
HMF Ratings:
31 favorite votes.  
Average rating: EXCELLENT-.  
ARS:
Orange blend Floribunda.
Registration name: JACzap
Exhibition name: Outrageous ™
Origin:
Bred by Dr. Keith W. Zary (United States, 1998).
Introduced in United States by Bear Creek Gardens, Inc. as 'Outrageous'.
Class:
Floribunda.  
Bloom:
Orange and yellow.  Strong, honey, lemon fragrance.  25 to 30 petals.  Average diameter 4.5".  Large bloom form.  Blooms in flushes throughout the season.  
Habit:
Height of 3' to 42" (90 to 105 cm).  Width of 2' to 30" (60 to 75 cm).
Growing:
USDA zone 6b and warmer.  Disease susceptibility: susceptible to blackspot .  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).  
Patents:
United States - Patent No: PP 12,073  on  28 Aug 2001   VIEW USPTO PATENT
Application No: 09/400,727  on  21 Sep 1999
Floribunda rose plant named JACzap
Keith W. Zary, Thousand Oaks, California
Parentage: JACale x Unnamed seedling
... having compact growth habit; large, bright orange, pink and yellow flowers having strong fragrance; glossy, dark green, healthy foliage; and good disease resistance... Blooming habit: Continuous... Average open diameter of bloom is about 41/2 inches... Average stem length is about 12-16 inches... Number of petals under normal conditions: 30... Fragrance: Strong; tangerine... Petals Lastingness: On the plant: Long (about seven to eight days). As a cut flower: Long (about eight to nine days... At maturity, height is 36 to 42 inches, width is 24 to 30 inches... Resistant to mildew and rust, susceptible to blackspot under normal growing conditions...
Notes:
Jackson & Perkins Floribunda of the Year (2000)