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'Firecracker' rose Description
'George Best' rose photo
Photo courtesy of jedmar
Availability:
Commercially available
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HMF Ratings:
12 favorite votes.  
Average rating: EXCELLENT-.  
ARS:
Dark red Miniature.
Origin:
Bred by Colin Dickson (United Kingdom, 2007).
Introduced in United Kingdom by Pocock's Nurseries/Pocock's Roses in 2007 as 'George Best'.
Introduced in Australia by Treloar Roses Pty Ltd in 2008 as 'George Best'.
Class:
Miniature, Patio, Shrub.  
Bloom:
Dark red.  Small to medium, in large clusters bloom form.  Blooms in flushes throughout the season.  
Habit:
Short, bushy.  Small, glossy foliage.  
Height of 5' to 6' 8" (150 to 205 cm).  
Growing:
USDA zone 6b through 9b (default).  Can be used for beds and borders or container rose.  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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