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'Borderer' rose Description
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Pink blend Polyantha.
Registration name: Borderer
Exhibition name: Borderer
Bred by Alister Clark (1864-1949) (Australia, 1918).
Introduced in Australia by Hazlewood Bros. Pty. Ltd. in before 1921 as 'Borderer'.
Floribunda, Polyantha.  
Salmon-pink, copper shading, amber shading.  Mild fragrance.  50 petals.  Average diameter 2.5".  Medium, very full (41+ petals), button-eye, cupped bloom form.  Continuous (perpetual) bloom throughout the season.  
Short, spreading.  Dark green foliage.  
Height of 1' to 18" (30 to 45 cm).  
USDA zone 6b through 9b (default).  Can be used for beds and borders, container rose, garden or landscape.  Disease susceptibility: very disease resistant.  Remove spent blooms to encourage re-bloom.  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.  
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