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'Be-Bop ™' rose Description
'Be-Bop ™' rose photo
Photo courtesy of Ben Boorman
Availability:
Commercially available
Synonyms:
HMF Ratings:
17 favorite votes.  
ARS:
Red blend Shrub.
Registration name: WEKsacsoul
Exhibition name: Be-Bop ™
Origin:
Bred by Tom Carruth (United States, 2002).
Introduced in United States by Weeks Wholesale Rose Grower, Inc. in 2003 as 'Be-Bop'.
Class:
Shrub.  
Bloom:
Red and yellow, yellow center, yellow reverse.  None to mild fragrance.  4 to 11 petals.  Average diameter 2.5".  Medium, single (4-8 petals), cluster-flowered, in large clusters bloom form.  Blooms in flushes throughout the season.  
Habit:
Medium, spreading.  Medium, semi-glossy, medium green foliage.  
Height of 31" to 39" (80 to 100 cm).  
Growing:
USDA zone 6b through 9b (default).  Can be used for beds and borders, garden, ground cover or landscape.  Remove spent blooms to encourage re-bloom.  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:
Huge rounded clusters.
Patents:
Australia - Application No: 2007/082  on  2007   VIEW PBR PATENT
 
United States - Patent No: PP 16,252  on  14 Feb 2006   VIEW USPTO PATENT
Application  on  15 Oct 2003
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