'Town Talk' rose Description
Photo courtesy of Karl King's Garden
Orange or orange-red Floribunda.
Registration name: Town Talk
Exhibition name: Town Talk
Orange-red. None to mild fragrance. 75 to 80 petals. Average diameter 2.5". Small, very full (41+ petals), borne mostly solitary, cluster-flowered, in small clusters, cupped bloom form. Continuous (perpetual) bloom throughout the season.
Short, armed with thorns / prickles, spreading, upright, well-branched. Dark green, leathery foliage.
USDA zone 6b through 9b (default). Flowers drop off cleanly.
United States - Patent No: PP 2,709 on 7 Feb 1967 VIEW USPTO PATENT
Per US Patent, class: polyantha
This rose was originally registered as a "polyantha" and the class assignment in the patent is as a "polyantha". Currently, it is classed as a "floribunda" in Modern Roses 12