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'Shockwave™' rose Description
'Shockwave™' rose photo
Photo courtesy of GShellrude
Availability:
Commercially available
Synonyms:
HMF Ratings:
21 favorite votes.  
Average rating: EXCELLENT-.  
ARS:
Medium yellow Floribunda.
Registration name: Wekgojolo
Exhibition name: Shockwave™
Origin:
Bred by Tom Carruth (United States, 2006).
Introduced in United States by Weeks Wholesale Rose Grower, Inc. in 2007 as 'Shockwave'.
Class:
Floribunda.  
Bloom:
Yellow.  Flowers deep, intense, bright yellow, fading very little.  None to mild fragrance.  20 to 25 petals.  Average diameter 2.75".  Medium, double (17-25 petals), cluster-flowered, in small clusters, cupped bloom form.  Blooms in flushes throughout the season.  
Habit:
Medium, compact, rounded.  Medium, glossy, light green foliage.  
Growing:
USDA zone 6b through 9b (default).  Can be used for beds and borders, 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..  
Patents:
United States - Patent No: PP 21,531  on  30 Nov 2010   VIEW USPTO PATENT
Application No: 12/287,475  on  9 Oct 2008
Notes:
Parentage shown here reflects what is shown on the Weeks Roses web site.

Patent information states this parentage to be Goldmarie X (John John X Baby Love)