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'Be-Bop ™' rose Description
'Be-Bop ™' rose photo
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Red blend Shrub.
Registration name: WEKsacsoul
Exhibition name: Be-Bop ™
Bred by Tom Carruth (United States, before 2000).
Introduced in United States by Weeks Wholesale Rose Grower, Inc. in 2003 as 'Be-Bop'.
Cerise, yellow center, silver(y) reverse.  None to mild fragrance.  5 to 8 petals.  Average diameter 2.5".  Medium, single (4-8 petals), in small clusters, cupped, ruffled bloom form.  Blooms in flushes throughout the season.  
Medium, bushy, spreading, well-branched.  Medium, semi-glossy, medium green foliage.  3 to 7 leaflets.  

Height: 30" to 43" (75 to 110cm).  Width: 43" to 4' (110 to 120cm).
USDA zone 6b through 9b (default).  Can be used for beds and borders, garden, ground cover 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.  
Breeder's notes:
Huge rounded clusters.
Australia - Application No: 2007/082  on  2007   VIEW PBR PATENT
United States - Patent No: PP 16,252  on  14 Feb 2006   VIEW USPTO PATENT
Application No: 10/686,748  on  15 Oct 2003
Inventors: Carruth; Thomas F. (Altadena, CA)
This invention relates to a new and distinct variety of Shrub Rose. It has as its seed parent the variety known as `POUlclaus` (U.S. Plant Pat. No. 9,063) and as its pollen parent an undisseminated seedling of my creation. ....description is of 3 to 4 year-old rose plants of the new variety grown outdoors in Upland, Calif. in the month of September.