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'Laura Bush ™' rose Description
'Laura Bush ™' rose photo
Photo courtesy of pelicans
Availability:
Commercially available
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HMF Ratings:
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Average rating: GOOD.  
ARS:
Orange or orange-red Floribunda.
Registration name: JACorbet
Exhibition name: Laura Bush ™
Origin:
Bred by Dr. Keith W. Zary (United States).
Introduced in United States by Jackson & Perkins Co. in 2007.
Class:
Floribunda.  
Bloom:
Orange or orange-red.  Smokey orange with yellow centers.  None to mild, fruity fragrance.  20 to 25 petals.  Average diameter 4".  Medium, double (17-25 petals), cluster-flowered, in large clusters bloom form.  Blooms in flushes throughout the season.  
Habit:
Medium, upright.  Medium, glossy, dark green foliage.  
Height of up to 3' (up to 90 cm).  
Growing:
USDA zone 6b through 9b (default).  Can be used for beds and borders, container rose, cut flower or garden.  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 19,551  on  9 Dec 2008   VIEW USPTO PATENT
Application No: 11/998,354  on  28 Nov 2007
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