'Blushing Knock Out ®' rose Description
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Light pink Shrub.Registration name: RADyodExhibition name:
Blushing Knock Out ®
Light pink. None / no fragrance. 7 to 11 petals. Medium, single (4-8 petals) bloom form. Blooms in flushes throughout the season.
Bushy. Dark green foliage.
Height: 3' (90cm).
USDA zone 6b through 9b (default). Can be used for beds and borders, container rose, garden or landscape. Drought resistant. flowers drop off cleanly. Disease susceptibility: very disease resistant. 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.
Thrives in humid climates where most other roses need spray and maintenance.
United States - Patent No: PP 14,700 on 13 Apr 2004 VIEW USPTO PATENT
Application No: 10/336,811 on 6 Jan 2003
A new variety was discovered in June 2001 growing among a block of Knock Out in a nursery in Blairsville, Pennsylvania. The new variety is believed to be a spontaneous mutation of 'Radrazz.' The new variety is being marketed under the Blushing Knock Out trademark.