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'Playgirl ™' rose Description
'Playgirl ™' rose photo
Photo courtesy of M. Regimbal (Missy_GardenWhimsy's Garden)
Availability:
Commercially available
Synonyms:
HMF Ratings:
41 favorite votes.  
ARS:
Medium pink Floribunda.
Registration name: MORplag
Exhibition name: Playgirl ™
Origin:
Bred by Ralph S. Moore (United States, 1986).
Class:
Floribunda.  
Bloom:
Pink, lavender blending. Red filaments.  Mild to strong fragrance.  5 to 7 petals.  Average diameter 3.5".  Large, single (4-8 petals), borne mostly solitary, cluster-flowered, in small clusters, exhibition, flat, ruffled bloom form.  Blooms in flushes throughout the season.  Pointed buds.  
Habit:
Medium, bushy, compact, rounded, spreading, thornless (or almost), upright, well-branched.  Medium, semi-glossy, dense, leathery foliage.  
Height of up to 30" (up to 75 cm).  
Growing:
USDA zone 6b and warmer.  Can be used for beds and borders, cut flower, exhibition or garden.  Hardy.  vigorous.  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.  Can be pruned to maintain a shorter habit.  
Patents:
United States - Patent No: PP 6,468  on  13 Dec 1988   VIEW USPTO PATENT
Application No: 07/006,782  on  27 Jan 1987
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