'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.
Canada - Patent No: 2045 on 15 Dec 2004
Application No: 03-3676 on 15 May 2003
Breeder: John Bell, Lancaster, United States of America
'Radyod' was discovered in June 2001 amongst plants of the rose variety 'Radrazz' (Knockout) growing in production fields at Blairsville, Pennsylvania, USA and is believed to be a naturally occurring mutation from this variety.
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.