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'Smooth Ballerina ™' rose Description
'Smooth Ballerina ™' rose photo
Photo courtesy of kndl
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Average rating: GOOD-.  
Light pink Floribunda.
Registration name: Hadbal
Exhibition name: Smooth Ballerina ™
Bred by Harvey D. Davidson (United States, 2006).
Introduced in United States by Mea Nursery in 2006 as 'Smooth Ballerina'.
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.  
Medium, thornless (or almost), upright.  Medium, matte, medium green foliage.  
Height of up to 4' 1" (up to 125 cm).  
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.  
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`.

Davidson; Harvey Daniel (Orinda, CA)