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'Rock & Roll™' rose Description
'Rock & Roll™ (grandiflora, Carruth 2006)' rose photo
Photo courtesy of Henrique Rodrigues Vivián
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Red blend Grandiflora.
Registration name: Wekgobnez
Exhibition name: Rock & Roll™
Bred by Tom Carruth (United States, 2006).
Introduced in United States by Weeks Wholesale Rose Grower, Inc. in 2007 as 'Rock & Roll'.
Striped and splashed burgundy, red & white..  Strong, fruity, rose fragrance.  35 petals.  Average diameter 5".  Medium-large, very full (41+ petals), borne mostly solitary, old-fashioned bloom form.  Blooms in flushes throughout the season.  Pointed, ovoid buds.  
Medium, bushy, upright.  Large, semi-glossy, dark green foliage.  
Height of 4' 1" to 4' 7" (125 to 140 cm).  
USDA zone 6b through 9b (default).  Can be used for cut flower or garden.  Protect tender new spring growth from hard freezes that may cause canker, die-back and death of the plant. .  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.  Remove old canes and dead or diseased wood..  
United States - Patent No: PP 20,936  on  20 Apr 2010   VIEW USPTO PATENT
Application No: 12/290,414  on  30 Oct 2008