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'Betty Boop ™' rose Description
'Betty Boop ™ (Floribunda, Carruth, 1999)' rose photo
Photo courtesy of gardenshop
Availability:
Commercially available
HMF Ratings:
67 favorite votes.  
Average rating: EXCELLENT-.  
ARS:
Yellow blend Floribunda.
Registration name: WEKplapic
Exhibition name: Betty Boop ™
Origin:
Bred by Tom Carruth (United States, 1999).
Introduced in United States by Weeks Wholesale Rose Grower, Inc. as 'Betty Boop'.
Class:
Floribunda.  
Bloom:
Red and white, red edges, lemon-yellow stamens.  Strong, fruity fragrance.  6 to 12 petals.  Average diameter 4".  Medium to large, semi-double (9-16 petals), cluster-flowered, in small clusters bloom form.  Prolific, blooms in flushes throughout the season.  Pointed buds.  
Habit:
Medium, bushy, dense, rounded.  Medium, glossy, dark green foliage.  
Height of 3' to 5' (90 to 150 cm).  Width of 3' to 4' (90 to 120 cm).
Growing:
USDA zone 6b through 10b.  Can be used for beds and borders, container rose, cut flower or garden.  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.  Requires spring freeze protection (see glossary - Spring freeze protection) .  Can be grown in the ground or in a container (container requires winter protection).  
Patents:
Australia - Application No: 1999/334  on  1999   VIEW PBR PATENT
 
United States - Patent No: PP 11,517  on  26 Sep 2000   VIEW USPTO PATENT
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