'Cheerio' rose Description
Photo courtesy of Bruce Martin
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Red blend Floribunda.Registration name: Playboy
Yellow and red, red edges. Mild, apple fragrance. 10 petals. Large, semi-double (9-16 petals), borne mostly solitary, cluster-flowered, in small clusters, flat to cupped bloom form. Blooms in flushes throughout the season.
Medium. Medium, glossy, dark green foliage.
Height of 30" to 4' (75 to 120 cm). Width of 26" to 4' (65 to 120 cm).
USDA zone 6b and warmer. Can be used for beds and borders or garden. Disease susceptibility: very disease resistant. 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.