'Zorina' rose Description
Photo courtesy of David Elliott
Orange or orange-red Floribunda.
Registration name: Zorina
Exhibition name: Zorina
Floribunda, Florists Rose.
Orange or orange-red. Grenadine Red. Coral, salmon-orange. Moderate fragrance. 25 to 40 petals. Average diameter 3". Medium, in large clusters, cupped bloom form. Continuous (perpetual) bloom throughout the season. Ovoid buds.
Short, upright. Glossy foliage. 5 to 7 leaflets.
USDA zone 6b and warmer. Vigorous. Disease susceptibility: blackspot resistant, mildew 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.
Patent application indicates that this rose does not produce hips. The seed parent was an unnamed yellow seedling of 'Pinocchio'.