'Chuckles' rose Description
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Deep pink Floribunda.
Registration name: Chuckles
Exhibition name: Chuckles
Deep pink, white center. Coral to hot pink. Mild to strong fragrance. 11 petals. Average diameter 4". Very large, single (4-8 petals), cluster-flowered, in large clusters bloom form. Blooms in flushes throughout the season. Long, pointed buds.
Tall, bushy. Dark green, leathery foliage.
Height of 3' to 5' (90 to 150 cm). Width of 5' to 6' (150 to 185 cm).
USDA zone 4b through 9b. Can be used for garden. Hardy. vigorous. shade tolerant. Disease susceptibility: very blackspot resistant.. 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.