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'Paul Ecke, Jr. ™' rose Description
'Paul Ecke, Jr. ™' rose photo
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Orange blend Shrub.
Registration name: Wekpascisou
Exhibition name: Paul Ecke, Jr. ™
Bred by Tom Carruth (United States, 2004).
Introduced in United States by Armstrong Garden Centers Inc. in 2005 as 'Paul Ecke, Jr.'.
Introduced in United States by Weeks Wholesale Rose Grower, Inc. in 2005.
Orange, darker edges, darker reverse.  Bright orange with a broad smoky edge upper, deep orange reverse.  None / no fragrance.  4 to 11 petals.  Average diameter 2.75".  Medium, single (4-8 petals), cluster-flowered, in large clusters bloom form.  Occasional repeat later in the season.  
Medium, spreading.  Medium, semi-glossy, dark green foliage.  
Height of 4¼' to 4' 11" (130 to 150 cm).  
USDA zone 6b through 9b (default).  Can be used for beds and borders or garden.  Disease susceptibility: 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.  
Breeder's notes:
Excellent disease resistance, large showy clusters, novel color
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