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'Easter Basket' rose Description
'Easter Basket' rose photo
Photo courtesy of mitchell
Availability:
Commercially available
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HMF Ratings:
19 favorite votes.  
Average rating: EXCELLENT-.  
ARS:
Yellow blend Floribunda.
Origin:
Bred by Alain Meilland (1940-....) (France, 2006).
Introduced in United States by Conard-Pyle (Star Roses) in 2007 as 'Easter Basket'.
Class:
Floribunda.  
Bloom:
Yellow blend.  Light yellow with a hint of pinkish-lavender edging.  None to mild fragrance.  up to 18 petals.  Average diameter 2.75".  Medium, double (17-25 petals), cluster-flowered, in small clusters, ruffled bloom form.  Blooms in flushes throughout the season.  
Growing:
USDA zone 6b through 9b (default).  Can be used for beds and borders, cut flower or garden.  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.  
Patents:
United States - Patent No: PP 18,686   VIEW USPTO PATENT
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