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'Colorific' rose Description
'Colorific (floribunda, Carruth 2009)' rose photo
Photo courtesy of BamaPC
Availability:
Commercially available
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HMF Ratings:
41 favorite votes.  
Average rating: EXCELLENT-.  
ARS:
Orange blend Floribunda.
Registration name: Wekplalajaro
Exhibition name: Colorific
Origin:
Bred by Tom Carruth (United States, before 2007).
Introduced in United States by Weeks Wholesale Rose Grower, Inc. in 2010 as 'Colorific'.
Class:
Floribunda.  
Bloom:
Coral, salmon-orange blending, peach blending, ages to darker .  Mild, fruity fragrance.  23 to 35 petals.  Average diameter 4.25".  Large, very double, cluster-flowered, in small clusters, spiral centers bloom form.  Blooms in flushes throughout the season.  Pointed buds.  
Habit:
Medium, upright.  Medium, glossy, dark green foliage.  3 to 7 leaflets.  
Height of 4' 7" to 5¼' (140 to 160 cm).  Width of 22" to 30" (55 to 75 cm).
Growing:
Can be used for beds and borders, container rose, cut flower or garden.  Vigorous.  heat tolerant.  Disease susceptibility: very disease resistant.  
Patents:
United States - Patent No: PP 23,174  on  13 Nov 2012   VIEW USPTO PATENT
Application No: 12/927,799  on  24 Nov 2010
This invention relates to a new and distinct variety of Floribunda Rose. It has an undisseminated seedling of my creation as its seed parent with the following genetic origin (Playboy×Lagerfeld) and as its pollen parent the variety known as ‘WEKausboy’ (U.S. Plant Pat. No. 20,742)...The following description is of 3 to 4 year-old rose plants of the new variety grown outdoors in Pomona, Calif. in the month of November.
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