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Medium pink Floribunda.
Registration name: Barbie (floribunda, Swim & Ellis, 1977)
Bred by A.E. & A.W. Ellis (United States, 1977). Bred by Herbert C. Swim (United States, 1977).
Introduced in United States by Armstrong Nursery in 1977 as 'Barbie'.
Floribunda, Florists Rose.  
Pink.  Mild, tea fragrance.  40 petals.  Average diameter 3".  Small, full (26-40 petals), borne mostly solitary, cluster-flowered, in small clusters bloom form.  Prolific, continuous (perpetual) bloom throughout the season, blooms in flushes throughout the season.  Ovoid buds.  
Upright, well-branched.  Small, glossy, medium green foliage.  
USDA zone 6b and warmer.  Disease susceptibility: mildew 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.  
United States - Patent No: PP 4,723  on  26 May 1981   VIEW USPTO PATENT