'Playtime ™' rose Description
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Orange or orange-red Floribunda.Registration name: MORplatiExhibition name:
Orange or orange-red. Mild fragrance. 5 petals. Average diameter 3". Large, single (4-8 petals), borne mostly solitary, cluster-flowered, in small clusters, flat bloom form. Prolific, blooms in flushes throughout the season. Leafy sepals, long sepals, long, pointed buds.
Medium, bushy, upright, well-branched. Large, semi-glossy, medium green, leathery foliage.
Height: 3' to 4' (90 to 120cm).
USDA zone 6b through 9b (default). Can be used for beds and borders, container rose, cut flower or garden. Hardy. vigorous. produces decorative hips. Can be pruned to maintain a shorter habit.
United States - Patent No: PP 7,996 on 6 Oct 1992 VIEW USPTO PATENT
Application No: 07/646,263 on 28 Feb 1991
According to the New Zealand Plant Variety Rights (PVR) web page, application for a PVR Grant for this rose was made November 17, 1993 and granted August 30, 1995 (PVR Grant No. 1022). The breeder's Reference for this rose is Morplati. The New Zealand Trade Name is 'Playtime'. This PVR Grant was surrendered August 30, 1996.