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'Firecracker' rose Description
'Firecracker (shrub, Lim, 2004)' rose photo
Photo courtesy of Ping
Availability:
Commercially available
Synonyms:
HMF Ratings:
21 favorite votes.  
ARS:
Medium red Shrub.
Registration name: BAIcker
Origin:
Bred by Ping Lim :林 彬 (United States, 1993). Bred by Jerry F. Twomey (United States, 1993).
Introduced in United States by Bailey Nurseries in 2004 as 'Firecracker'.
Class:
Shrub.  Garden Jubilee ® Collection.  
Bloom:
Red.  10 petals.  Average diameter 3".  Single (4-8 petals) bloom form.  Spring or summer flush with scattered later bloom.  
Habit:
Compact, upright.  Medium green foliage.  
Height of 2' (60 cm).  
Growing:
USDA zone 4b through 7b.  Disease susceptibility: very disease resistant.  
Patents:
United States - Patent No: PP 15,737  on  26 Apr 2005   VIEW USPTO PATENT
Application No: 10/796,095  on  10 Mar 2004
The patent application notes that the cross was made in 1993.
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