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'Neon Lights' rose Description
'Neon Lights' rose photo
Photo courtesy of Jean Marion
Availability:
Commercially available
Synonyms:
JACout
HMF Ratings:
16 favorite votes.  
Average rating: EXCELLENT-.  
ARS:
Deep pink Floribunda.
Registration name: JACout
Exhibition name: Neon Lights
Origin:
Bred by William A. Warriner (United States, 1991).
Introduced in United States by Bear Creek Gardens, Inc. in 1992 as 'Neon Lights'.
Class:
Floribunda.  
Bloom:
Fuchsia / magenta - pink, ages to lavender .  Strong fragrance.  20 to 25 petals.  Average diameter 3.5".  Large, double (17-25 petals), borne mostly solitary, cluster-flowered, in small clusters, high-centered to flat, reflexed, rounded bloom form.  Blooms in flushes throughout the season.  Pointed, ovoid buds.  
Habit:
Medium, bushy, upright, well-branched.  Medium, semi-glossy, medium green, dense foliage.  
Growing:
USDA zone 6b and warmer.  Can be used for beds and borders, container rose, cut flower or garden.  Hardy.  vigorous.  heat tolerant.  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.  
Patents:
United States - Patent No: PP 8,692  on  19 Apr 1994   VIEW USPTO PATENT
Application No: 08/023,881  on  17 Feb 1993
Inventors: Warriner, deceased; William A. (late of Tustin, CA)
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