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'Gypsy Carnival ™' rose Description
'Kiboh' rose photo
Photo courtesy of Beth's Northern CA Rose Garden
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HMF Ratings:
45 favorite votes.  
Average rating: GOOD.  
Red blend Floribunda.
Registration name: Kiboh
Bred by Seizo Suzuki (Japan, before 1985).
Introduced in France by Meilland International in 1986 as 'Kiboh'.
Introduced in Japan by Keisei Rose Nurseries Inc. in 1986 as 'Kibō'.
Red blend, yellow reverse.   (Rouge fraise & jaune citron).  None to mild fragrance.  up to 30 petals.  Average diameter 5".  Very large, full (26-40 petals) bloom form.  Blooms in flushes throughout the season.  
Height of 31" to 47" (80 to 120 cm).  
USDA zone 6b through 10b.  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.  
United States - Patent No: PP 7,139  on  6 Feb 1990   VIEW USPTO PATENT
Application No: 07/299,678  on  23 Jan 1989
Wayside Gardens says Gipsy Carnival is the winner of two gold medals and a silver in Rose Society tests in Holland, Italy and Belgium... it is a combination of strawberry red and yellow... listed as a Hybrid Tea, but both the ARS and the patent describe the rose as a Floribunda.