'Johnny Becnel' rose Description
Photo courtesy of Cliff's New California Low Desert Garden
Orange blend Floribunda.
Registration name: Johnny Becnel
Exhibition name: Johnny Becnel
Orange blend. Strong fragrance. 26 to 40 petals. Average diameter 5". Large, full (26-40 petals), exhibition, high-centered bloom form. Blooms in flushes throughout the season.
Medium, upright. Medium, glossy, dark green foliage.
Height of 5' to 6' (150 to 185 cm).
USDA zone 6b through 9b (default). Can be used for exhibition. 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.
Reclassified from Hybrid Tea to Floribunda, Sep. 2007. Awaiting reference (In MR 12.)