'Carefree Marvel ™' rose Description
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Deep pink Shrub.Registration name: MEIramecaExhibition name:
Carefree Marvel ™
Deep pink, blush shading. None to mild fragrance. 24 to 28 petals. Average diameter 2". Small to medium, full (26-40 petals), cluster-flowered, in large clusters bloom form. Prolific, continuous (perpetual) bloom throughout the season.
Medium, bushy, spreading. Small, glossy, dark green foliage.
Height of 2' to 3' (60 to 90 cm).
USDA zone 5a through 8b. Can be used for beds and borders, container rose, garden, ground cover or landscape. Very hardy. Disease susceptibility: very disease resistant. 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.
Australia - Application No: 2003/074 on 2003 VIEW PBR PATENT
United States - Patent No: PP 16,030 on 11 Oct 2005 VIEW USPTO PATENT
Application No: 10/405,634 on 3 Apr 2003
The female parent (i.e., the seed parent) of the new variety was the `Noatraum` variety (U.S. Plant Pat. No. 7,282). The male parent (i.e., the pollen parent) of the new variety was the product of the cross between the `Meibonrib` variety (U.S. Plant Pat. No. 9,469) and the `Korimo` variety (non-patented in the United States). The `Noatraum` parent variety sometimes is known as the `Flower Carpet` variety.