'Joseph's Coat' rose Description
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Red blend Large-Flowered Climber.
Registration name: Joseph's Coat
Exhibition name: Joseph's Coat
Climber, Floribunda, Cl., Large-Flowered Climber.
Red blend. Moderate, fruity fragrance. 23 to 28 petals. Average diameter 4". Large, full (26-40 petals), cluster-flowered, in small clusters bloom form. Blooms in flushes throughout the season.
Tall, armed with thorns / prickles, climbing. Glossy, dark green foliage.
Height of 8' to 12' (245 to 365 cm). Width of 4' (120 cm).
USDA zone 4b through 10b. Can be used for cut flower, garden or pillar. Vigorous. a good subject for pegging. Disease susceptibility: susceptible to blackspot , susceptible to Mildew, susceptible to rust . Remove spent blooms to encourage re-bloom. Prune lightly until this rose gets established (about two years), then prune it back by about a third.. Remove unproductive wood every third year or so.
United States - Patent No: PP 2,488 on 16 Mar 1965 VIEW USPTO PATENT
Patented as a climbing floribunda.