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'Lavender Pinocchio' rose Description
'Lavender Pinocchio (Floribunda, Boerner, 1948)' rose photo
Photo courtesy of Moonfall
Availability:
Commercially available
HMF Ratings:
57 favorite votes.  
Average rating: EXCELLENT-.  
ARS:
Mauve or mauve blend Floribunda.
Registration name: Lavender Pinocchio (Floribunda, Boerner, 1948)
Origin:
Bred by Eugene S. Boerner (United States, 1948).
Introduced in United States by Jackson & Perkins Co. in 1948 as 'Lavender Pinocchio'.
Introduced in Australia by Hazlewood Bros. Pty. Ltd. in 1953 as 'Lavender Pinocchio'.
Class:
Floribunda.  
Bloom:
Lavender.  Flowers lilac pink with an undertone of cappuccino brown.  Moderate fragrance.  28 petals.  Average diameter 3.5".  Large, full (26-40 petals), cluster-flowered, in small clusters bloom form.  Blooms in flushes throughout the season.  
Habit:
Medium, compact.  

Height: up to 4' (up to 120cm).  Width: up to 3' (up to 90cm).
Growing:
USDA zone 6b and warmer.  Can be used for beds and borders, cut flower or garden.  Vigorous.  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.  Requires spring freeze protection (see glossary - Spring freeze protection) .  Can be grown in the ground or in a container (container requires winter protection).  
Patents:
United States - Patent No: PP 947  on  13 Jun 1950   VIEW USPTO PATENT
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