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'Impatient' rose Description
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Orange or orange-red Floribunda.
Registration name: JACdew
Exhibition name: Impatient
Bred by William A. Warriner (United States, before 1982).
Introduced in United States by Jackson & Perkins Co. (post 1970) as 'Impatient'.
Orange or orange-red, ages to lighter .  Mild fragrance.  20 to 25 petals.  Average diameter 3.5".  Medium, double (17-25 petals), borne mostly solitary, cluster-flowered, in small clusters, flat bloom form.  Continuous (perpetual) bloom throughout the season.  
Armed with thorns / prickles, dense, upright.  Glossy, medium green, dense, leathery foliage.  
USDA zone 6b and warmer.  Can be used for beds and borders, cut flower or garden.  Very vigorous.  heat tolerant.  Disease susceptibility: very disease resistant, very mildew resistant.  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.  Feed this rose well.  
United States - Patent No: PP 5,122  on  18 Oct 1983   VIEW USPTO PATENT
Application No: 06/355,713  on  8 Mar 1982
Inventor: William A. Warriner (Tustin, CA). Assignee: Jackson & Perkins Company (Medford, OR). 75-20031 (JACdew) A floribunda rose variety having a bush which blooms continuously through the growing season; glossy foliage; orange-red blooms which fade to lighter color before falling; little or no fragrance; numerous prickles... Parentage: 'America' (US Plant Pat. No. 3682) x an unnamed variety...