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'Home Run ™' rose Description
'Home Run ™(shrub, Carruth 2001)' rose photo
Photo courtesy of Woodbury, Celeste
Availability:
Commercially available
Synonyms:
HMF Ratings:
40 favorite votes.  
Average rating: EXCELLENT-.  
ARS:
Medium red Shrub.
Registration name: Wekcisbako
Origin:
Bred by Tom Carruth (United States, 2001).
Introduced in United States by Weeks Wholesale Rose Grower, Inc. in 2006.
Class:
Shrub.  
Bloom:
Red.  Bright red velvet.  None to mild fragrance.  4 to 11 petals.  Average diameter 3.25".  Medium, single (4-8 petals), cluster-flowered, in small clusters bloom form.  Blooms in flushes throughout the season.  
Habit:
Medium, compact, rounded.  Medium, matte, dark green foliage.  
Height of 28" to 35" (70 to 90 cm).  
Growing:
USDA zone 6b through 9b (default).  Can be used for beds and borders, container rose, garden or landscape.  Disease susceptibility: 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.  
Breeder's notes:
Powdery mildew & black spot free, very fast to cycle bloom, rounded tidy habit
Patents:
United States - Patent No: PP 18,552  on  4 Mar 2008   VIEW USPTO PATENT
Application  on  28 Jun 2006
Ploidy:
Triploid
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