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'AROker' rose Description
'Katherine Loker (Floribunda, Christensen Swim, 1978)' rose photo
Photo courtesy of KRob
Availability:
Commercially available
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HMF Ratings:
19 favorite votes.  
Average rating: EXCELLENT-.  
ARS:
Medium yellow Floribunda.
Registration name: AROker
Exhibition name: Katherine Loker
Origin:
Bred by Jack E. Christensen (United States, 1978). Bred by Herbert C. Swim (United States, 1978).
Class:
Floribunda.  
Bloom:
Golden-yellow, ages to lighter.  None to mild fragrance.  Average diameter 4".  Large, full (26-40 petals), high-centered to cupped bloom form.  Blooms in flushes throughout the season.  Pointed buds.  
Habit:
Thornless (or almost), upright, well-branched.  Medium, semi-glossy foliage.  
Growing:
USDA zone 6b through 9b (default).  Disease susceptibility: disease resistant, mildew resistant.  
Patents:
United States - Patent No: PP 4,666  on  10 Mar 1981   VIEW USPTO PATENT
Notes:
On his web site, Jack Christensen lists the parentage as Zorina x Golden Wave (another name for Dr. A.J. Verhage)...