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'Dicky ®' rose Description
'Dicky ®' rose photo
Photo courtesy of Kathy Strong's Del Cerro Garden
Availability:
Commercially available
HMF Ratings:
53 favorite votes.  
Average rating: EXCELLENT.  
ARS:
Orange-pink Floribunda.
Registration name: DICkimono
Origin:
Bred by Colin Dickson (1956-....) (United Kingdom). Bred by Patrick Dickson (1926-2012) (United Kingdom, before 1983).
Class:
Floribunda.  
Bloom:
Salmon-orange, lighter reverse.  Mild fragrance.  30 to 35 petals.  Average diameter 3.25".  Medium-large, double (17-25 petals), cluster-flowered, in small clusters bloom form.  Blooms in flushes throughout the season.  
Habit:
Medium, bushy.  Medium, glossy, medium green foliage.  

Height: 30" to 3' (75 to 90cm).  Width: 2' to 30" (60 to 75cm).
Growing:
USDA zone 4b and warmer.  Can be used for beds and borders, container rose, cut flower or garden.  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:
Patent status unknown (to HelpMeFind).
Notes:
Patrick Dickson named this rose for his wife.
Participated in the 1983 Monza Competition. (Source: Website Roseto Niso Fumagalli.)
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