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'War Dance' rose Description
'Fiesta (floribunda, McGredy, 1985)' rose photo
Photo courtesy of Pongracz
Availability:
Commercially available
HMF Ratings:
23 favorite votes.  
ARS:
Medium red Floribunda.
Registration name: MACfirinlin
Exhibition name: War Dance
Origin:
Bred by Samuel Darragh McGredy IV (1985).
Introduced in New Zealand by McGredy Roses International (New Zealand) in 1995 as 'War Dance'.
Introduced in United Kingdom by C & K Jones in before 2002 as 'Fiesta'.
Class:
Floribunda, Patio.  
Bloom:
Red, white reverse, cream center.  Mild, fruity fragrance.  9 to 10 petals.  Average diameter 2.5".  Small to medium, semi-double (9-16 petals), cluster-flowered, in small clusters bloom form.  Continuous (perpetual) bloom throughout the season.  Small, leafy sepals, long sepals buds.  
Habit:
Medium, bushy, compact, upright.  Small, semi-glossy, medium green, dense, leathery foliage.  
Height of 1' to 2' (30 to 60 cm).  
Growing:
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.  
Breeder's notes:
Fiesta - Macfirinlin. Nicknamed First In Line.
Patents:
United States - Patent No: PP 10,699   VIEW USPTO PATENT
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