'Blush Knock Out ®' rose Description
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Light pink. None / no fragrance. 7 to 11 petals. Medium, single (4-8 petals) bloom form. Blooms in flushes throughout the season.
Bushy. Dark green foliage.
Height of 3' (90 cm).
USDA zone 6b through 9b (default). Can be used for beds and borders, container rose, garden or landscape. Drought resistant. flowers drop off cleanly. Disease susceptibility: very disease resistant. 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.
Thrives in humid climates where most other roses need spray and maintenance.
United States - Patent No: PP 14,700 on 13 Apr 2004 VIEW USPTO PATENT
Application No: 10/336,811 on 6 Jan 2003
A new variety was discovered in June 2001 growing among a block of Knock Out in a nursery in Blairsville, Pennsylvania. The new variety is believed to be a spontaneous mutation of 'Radrazz.' The new variety is being marketed under the Blushing Knock Out trademark.