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'Cinco de Mayo™' rose Description
'Cinco de Mayo™ (floribunda, Carruth, 2006)' rose photo
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Russet Floribunda.
Registration name: Wekcobeju
Exhibition name: Cinco de Mayo™
Bred by Tom Carruth (United States, 2006).
Introduced in United States by Weeks Wholesale Rose Grower, Inc. in 2009 as 'Cinco de Mayo'.
Introduced in New Zealand by Matthews Nurseries Ltd. in 2013 as 'The Shire'.
Russet.  Rust red & smoky lavender.  None to mild, apple, opinions vary fragrance.  20 to 25 petals.  Average diameter 3.5".  Medium, double (17-25 petals), in small clusters bloom form.  Blooms in flushes throughout the season.  
Medium, rounded.  Medium, glossy, dark green foliage.  
Height of 35" to 47" (90 to 120 cm).  
USDA zone 6b through 9b (default).  Can be used for beds and borders, cut flower or garden.  Protect tender new spring growth from hard freezes that may cause canker, die-back and death of the plant. .  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.  Remove old canes and dead or diseased wood..  
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