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'Anna Wheatcroft' rose Description
'Anna Wheatcroft (floribunda, Tantau, 1959)' rose photo
Photo courtesy of mashamcl
Availability:
Commercially available
HMF Ratings:
12 favorite votes.  
ARS:
Orange or orange-red Floribunda.
Registration name: Anna Wheatcroft
Origin:
Bred by Mathias Tantau, Jr. (1912 - 2006) (Germany, 1959).
Introduced in United Kingdom by Wheatcroft as 'Anna Wheatcroft'.
Introduced in Australia by Hazlewood Bros. Pty. Ltd. in 1961 as 'Anna Wheatcroft'.
Class:
Floribunda.  
Bloom:
Salmon-orange.  Mild fragrance.  Single (4-8 petals) bloom form.  Blooms in flushes throughout the season.  
Habit:
Height of up to 3' (up to 90 cm).  Width of up to 2' (up to 60 cm).
Growing:
USDA zone 6b and warmer.  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.  
Notes:
Anna Wheatcroft', named for Alfred wheatcroft's younger daughter.
 
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