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'AROjechs' rose Description
'Confetti (floribunda, Christensen & Swim 1980)' rose photo
Photo courtesy of Sarah's North Texas Garden
Availability:
Commercially available
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Average rating: EXCELLENT.  
ARS:
Red blend Floribunda.
Registration name: AROjechs
Exhibition name: Confetti
Origin:
Bred by Jack E. Christensen (United States, 1980). Bred by Herbert C. Swim (United States, 1980).
Introduced in United States by Armstrong Nursery in 1983 as 'Confetti'.
Class:
Floribunda.  
Bloom:
Deep yellow, ages to orange-red.  None to mild, tea fragrance.  Average diameter 2.5".  Medium, double (17-25 petals), cluster-flowered, in small clusters, high-centered bloom form.  Prolific, continuous (perpetual) bloom throughout the season.  
Habit:
Bushy, upright.  Medium green foliage.  
Growing:
USDA zone 6b and warmer.  Can be used for beds and borders, cut flower or garden.  Very vigorous.  heat tolerant.  Disease susceptibility: very disease 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.  
Patents:
United States - Patent No: PP 5,399  on  29 Jan 1985   VIEW USPTO PATENT
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