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'Shockwave™' rose Description
'Shockwave™' rose photo
Photo courtesy of Kelley Macdonald
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Average rating: EXCELLENT-.  
Medium yellow Floribunda.
Registration name: Wekgojolo
Exhibition name: Shockwave™
Bred by Tom Carruth (United States, 2006).
Introduced in United States by Weeks Wholesale Rose Grower, Inc. in 2007 as 'Shockwave'.
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.  
Medium, compact, rounded.  Medium, glossy, light green foliage.  
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..  
United States - Patent No: PP 21,531  on  30 Nov 2010   VIEW USPTO PATENT
Application No: 12/287,475  on  9 Oct 2008
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)