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'Zorina' rose Description
'Zorina' rose photo
Photo courtesy of David Elliott
Availability:
Commercially available
Synonyms:
HMF Ratings:
17 favorite votes.  
ARS:
Orange or orange-red Floribunda.
Registration name: Zorina
Exhibition name: Zorina
Origin:
Bred by Eugene S. "Gene" Boerner (United States, 1963).
Introduced in United States by Jackson & Perkins Co. as 'Zorina'.
Class:
Floribunda, Florists Rose.  
Bloom:
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.  
Habit:
Short, upright.  Glossy foliage.  5 to 7 leaflets.  
Growing:
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.  
Patents:
United States - Patent No: PP 2,321   VIEW USPTO PATENT
Notes:
Patent application indicates that this rose does not produce hips. The seed parent was an unnamed yellow seedling of 'Pinocchio'.