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'Carefree Marvel ™' rose Description
'Anadia ®' rose photo
Photo courtesy of Henrique Rodrigues Vivián
Availability:
Commercially available
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HMF Ratings:
33 favorite votes.  
Average rating: EXCELLENT.  
ARS:
Deep pink Shrub.
Registration name: MEIrameca
Exhibition name: Carefree Marvel ™
Origin:
Bred by Alain Meilland (1940-....) (France, 2000).
Introduced in France by Selection Meilland in 2000 as 'Anadia'.
Introduced in United States by Conard-Pyle (Star Roses) in 2003 as 'Carefree Marvel'.
Class:
Shrub.  
Bloom:
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.  
Habit:
Medium, bushy, spreading.  Small, glossy, dark green foliage.  
Height of 2' to 3' (60 to 90 cm).  
Growing:
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.  
Patents:
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.
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