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'Ma Perkins' rose Description
'Ma Perkins' rose photo
Photo courtesy of Patricia Routley
Availability:
Commercially available
HMF Ratings:
28 favorite votes.  
ARS:
Pink blend Floribunda.
Registration name: Ma Perkins
Origin:
Bred by Eugene S. "Gene" Boerner (United States, 1952).
Class:
Floribunda.  
Bloom:
Pink blend.  Strong fragrance.  25 petals.  Blooms in flushes throughout the season.  
Habit:
Height of up to 2' (up to 60 cm).  
Growing:
USDA zone 6b and warmer.  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:
United States - Patent No: PP 1,143  on  4 Nov 1952   VIEW USPTO PATENT
Ploidy:
Tetraploid
Notes: