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'Fred Loads' rose Description
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Orange or orange-red Shrub.
Registration name: Fred Loads
Bred by Robert A. Holmes (United Kingdom, 1968).
Introduced in United Kingdom by Fryer's Roses/Fryer's Nurseries Ltd. in 1968 as 'Fred Loads'.
Floribunda, Cl., Shrub.  
Orange or orange-red.  Strong fragrance.  Average diameter 3.25".  Blooms in flushes throughout the season.  
Tall, climbing, upright.  
Height of 5' to 10' (150 to 305 cm).  Width of 3' to 4' (90 to 120 cm).
USDA zone 4b through 9b.  Hardy.  vigorous.  can be grown as a shrub.  can be trained as a climber.  shade tolerant.  
In different climates and countries, this rose is variously classified as a floribunda, a climbing floribunda and a shrub. See References. In a cold climate at the extreme of its range, it grows as an upright floribunda. In a mild climate, at the other extreme of its range, it can be grown as a climber. Consult a reliable rose society or rose nursery in your climate.
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