'Frankie' rose Description
Photo courtesy of Kathy Strong's Del Cerro Garden
Pink blend Floribunda.
Registration name: Frankie
Exhibition name: Frankie
Pink blend. Flowers light mauve with pink edges; deep pink revers. Mild fragrance. Average diameter 4". Medium, single (4-8 petals), borne mostly solitary, exhibition bloom form. Blooms in flushes throughout the season.
Medium. Medium, semi-glossy, dark green foliage.
Height of 4' (120 cm).
USDA zone 6b through 9b (default). Can be used for cut flower, exhibition, garden or landscape. 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.
The breeder provided this information about 'Frankie': Floribunda, 2001; flowers light mauve with pink edges [pb], deep pink reverse, single (4-11 petals), medium (4"), slight fragrance, borne mostly solitary; prickles small, curved down, moderate in number; foliage, dark green, semi,glossy; bushy, medium (4 ft.) growth; landscape, garden, exhibition, ['Altissimo' X unknown]; Hastings, Mr. & Mrs. Frank.