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'Bill Slim' rose Description
'Bill Slim' rose photo
Synonyms:
HMF Ratings:
10 favorite votes.  
ARS:
Orange-pink Floribunda.
Registration name: HARquito
Exhibition name: Bill Slim
Origin:
Bred by Harkness (United Kingdom, 1989).
Class:
Floribunda.  
Bloom:
Salmon-pink, deep pink reverse.  Mild fragrance.  30 petals.  Large, borne mostly solitary, cluster-flowered, in small clusters bloom form.  Blooms in flushes throughout the season.  
Habit:
Medium, bushy, spreading.  Glossy foliage.  
Height of 39" (100 cm).  Width of 2' (60 cm).
Growing:
USDA zone 6b and warmer.  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.  
Notes:
Harkness Roses describe the color of the flowers are ripe tomato.
 
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