'Showbiz' rose Description
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Medium red Floribunda.Registration name: TANweiekeExhibition name:
Red. Mild, sweet fragrance. 28 to 30 petals. Average diameter 3". Medium, very double, in large clusters, flat bloom form. Blooms in flushes throughout the season.
Short, well-branched. Large, dense, leathery foliage. 5 leaflets.
Height of 16" to 2' (40 to 60 cm).
USDA zone 6b and warmer. 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. Requires spring freeze protection (see glossary - Spring freeze protection) . Can be grown in the ground or in a container (container requires winter protection).
United States - Patent No: PP 4,844 on 4 May 1982 VIEW USPTO PATENT
Application No: 06/190,908 on 25 Sep 1980
In Spring 2002, sjzwheels reported that this rose could be found at CostCo.