'WEKsproulses' rose Description
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Russet Grandiflora.Registration name:
WEKsproulsesExhibition name: Honey Dijon ™
Tan. Mild to strong, fruity fragrance. 26 to 40 petals. Average diameter 4.25". Medium to large, full (26-40 petals), in small clusters, formal bloom form. Blooms in flushes throughout the season.
Medium, bushy, upright. Medium, glossy, dark green foliage.
Height of 5' (150 cm).
USDA zone 6b through 9b (default). Can be used for garden, hedge or shrub. Very vigorous. 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..
Lasting novel color, good vigor, classic form.
Australia - Patent No: 2007/081 on 18 Dec 2008
Application No: 2007/081 on 2007 VIEW PBR PATENT
This patent indicates that Tom Carruth is the breeder
United States - Patent No: PP 17,822 on 19 Jun 2007 VIEW USPTO PATENT
Application on 23 Nov 2005