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'Betty Prior' rose Description
'Betty Prior' rose photo
Photo courtesy of mashamcl
Availability:
Commercially available
HMF Ratings:
22 favorite votes.  
Average rating: GOOD.  
ARS:
Medium pink Floribunda.
Registration name: Betty Prior
Origin:
Bred by D. Prior & Son (United Kingdom, 1935).
Introduced in Australia by Hazlewood Bros. Pty. Ltd. in 1936 as 'Betty Prior'.
Introduced in United States by Jackson & Perkins Co. in 1938 as 'Betty Prior'.
Class:
Floribunda.  
Bloom:
Carmine-pink, white center, yellow center.  Moderate fragrance.  5 petals.  Small, single (4-8 petals), in large clusters, cupped-to-flat bloom form.  Prolific, continuous (perpetual) bloom throughout the season.  
Habit:
Bushy, upright.  
Height of 31" to 4' (80 to 120 cm).  Width of 2' to 4' (60 to 120 cm).
Growing:
USDA zone 4b and warmer.  Can be used for beds and borders, container rose or garden.  Hardy.  heat tolerant.  Disease susceptibility: very disease resistant.  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 grown in the ground or in a container (container requires winter protection).  
Patents:
United States - Patent No: PP 340  on  19 Sep 1939   VIEW USPTO PATENT
Ploidy:
Triploid
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