'Betty Harkness' rose Description
Photo courtesy of Cliff's High Desert Garden Archival Dec, 2011 last updated 101812
Medium pink Floribunda.Registration name: HARette
Orange-pink. Flowers deep rose, fading pink. Strong, clove fragrance. 24 petals. Average diameter 4". Very large, double (17-25 petals), cluster-flowered, in small clusters, high-centered bloom form. Blooms in flushes throughout the season.
Medium. Glossy, dark green foliage.
Height of 35" (90 cm). Width of 28" (70 cm).
USDA zone 6b and warmer. 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).
European Union - Application No: 19990680 on 30 Apr 1999
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Harkness Roses describe the color of the blooms as tangerine orange.