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'Smooth Ballerina ™' rose Description
'Smooth Ballerina ™' rose photo
Photo courtesy of kndl
Availability:
Commercially available
Synonyms:
Hadbal
HMF Ratings:
8 favorite votes.  
Average rating: GOOD-.  
ARS:
Light pink Floribunda.
Registration name: Hadbal
Exhibition name: Smooth Ballerina ™
Origin:
Bred by Harvey D. Davidson (United States, 2006).
Introduced in United States by Mea Nursery in 2006 as 'Smooth Ballerina'.
Class:
Floribunda.  
Bloom:
Light pink.  Light pink with slight white stripes.  Moderate fragrance.  Average diameter 3.25".  Medium, very full (41+ petals), cluster-flowered, in small clusters bloom form.  Blooms in flushes throughout the season.  
Habit:
Medium, thornless (or almost), upright.  Medium, matte, medium green foliage.  
Height of up to 4' 1" (up to 125 cm).  
Growing:
USDA zone 6b through 9b (default).  Can be used for beds and borders, cut flower, garden, hedge or shrub.  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.  
Patents:
United States - Patent No: PP 15,662  on  15 Mar 2005   VIEW USPTO PATENT

A new and distinct rose cultivar of the Florabunda class characterized by:
having stems without prickles; white stripes lightly scattered on pink
flowers; clusters of three to six flowers; very rapid rebloom cycle;
upright bushy plants of medium height; being well covered with medium
green matte foliage; with excellent resistance to powdery and downy
mildew, rust and blackspot.
The generic name of this plant is designated as `Hadbal`. It is being
marketed under the commercial name of `Smooth Ballerina`.

Inventors:
Davidson; Harvey Daniel (Orinda, CA)
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