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'WEKcalroc' rose Description
'George Burns Centennial' rose photo
Photo courtesy of Rosie Philips
Availability:
Commercially available
HMF Ratings:
66 favorite votes.  
Average rating: EXCELLENT-.  
ARS:
Yellow blend Floribunda.
Registration name: WEKcalroc
Exhibition name: George Burns ™
Origin:
Bred by Tom Carruth (United States, 1996).
Introduced in United States by Spring Hill Nurseries in 1997 as 'George Burns'.
Class:
Floribunda.  
Bloom:
Yellow, red stripes, cream stripes, pink stripes.  Strong, citrus, fruity fragrance.  26 to 40 petals.  Average diameter 4".  Large, full (26-40 petals), cluster-flowered, in small clusters bloom form.  Blooms in flushes throughout the season.  
Habit:
Medium, armed with thorns / prickles, compact, upright.  Large, matte, dark green foliage.  
Height of 30" to 42" (75 to 105 cm).  
Growing:
USDA zone 3b through 10b.  Can be used for beds and borders, container rose, cut flower or garden.  Disease susceptibility: susceptible to blackspot .  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 10,334  on  21 Apr 1998   VIEW USPTO PATENT
Application No: 08/816,868  on  13 Mar 1997
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