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'Lavender Pinocchio' rose Description
'Lavender Pinocchio (Floribunda, Boerner, 1948)' rose photo
Photo courtesy of Rahel Buehler
Availability:
Commercially available
HMF Ratings:
38 favorite votes.  
Average rating: EXCELLENT-.  
ARS:
Mauve or mauve blend Floribunda.
Registration name: Lavender Pinocchio
Origin:
Bred by Eugene S. "Gene" Boerner (United States, 1948).
Class:
Floribunda.  
Bloom:
Lavender.  Flowers lilac pink with an undertone of cappuccino brown.  Moderate fragrance.  28 petals.  Average diameter 3.5".  Large, full (26-40 petals), cluster-flowered, in small clusters bloom form.  Blooms in flushes throughout the season.  
Habit:
Medium, compact.  
Height of up to 4' (up to 120 cm).  Width of up to 3' (up to 90 cm).
Growing:
USDA zone 6b and warmer.  Can be used for beds and borders, cut flower or garden.  Vigorous.  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.  Requires spring freeze protection (see glossary - Spring freeze protection) .  Can be grown in the ground or in a container (container requires winter protection).  
Patents:
United States - Patent No: PP 947   VIEW USPTO PATENT
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