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'Bullseye' rose Description
'Bullseye (hybrid wichurana, Voorwinde 2011)' rose photo
Photo courtesy of Simon Voorwinde
Synonyms:
HMF Ratings:
5 favorite votes.  
Average rating: EXCELLENT.  
ARS:
Pink blend Hybrid Wichurana.
Registration name: Vootaurus
Exhibition name: Bullseye
Origin:
Bred by Simon Voorwinde (Australia, 2009).
Class:
Hybrid Wichurana, Shrub.  
Bloom:
Deep pink, white center.  Hot pink with a white eye.  5 petals.  Average diameter 2".  Medium, single (4-8 petals), in large clusters, flat bloom form.  Prolific, continuous (perpetual) bloom throughout the season.  Small, leafy sepals buds.  
Habit:
Short, spreading.  Small, glossy, dark green, edged purple-red foliage.  
Height of up to 20" (up to 50 cm).  Width of up to 20" (up to 50 cm).
Growing:
Can be used for beds and borders, container rose, garden, ground cover, landscape or shrub.  Vigorous.  can be grown as a shrub.  produces decorative hips.  Disease susceptibility: very disease resistant.  
Breeder's notes:
This is not the same rose as 'Bull's Eye'. My rose was registered before the hybrid hulthemia rose known as 'Bull's Eye'. Please note that my 'Bullseye' is a single word. The name is derived from the target-like effect the white eye makes and also my feeling that this rose is pretty close to my goals of breeding care-free and healthy roses as per the Oxford Dictionary's definition of the word "used to refer to something that achieves exactly the intended effect".

Seedling is very fertile and has been used many times as a seed parent. Seed germinates easily. Registered 5/25/2011. Not overly thorny.

Sister seedling to 'Green 'n' Gold' though they were not hip-mates (different pollinations, same Mum).
Notes:
Pending introduction.
 
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