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'Pumpkin Patch' rose Description
'Pumpkin Patch (Floribunda, Bedard 2008)' rose photo
Photo courtesy of Indra Ashokkumar
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Russet Floribunda.
Registration name: Wekmongros
Exhibition name: Pumpkin Patch
Bred by Christian Bédard (United States, before 2006).
Introduced in United States by Weeks Wholesale Rose Grower, Inc. in 2009 as 'Pumpkin Patch'.
Introduced in Australia by Swane's Nursery/Swane Bros Pty Ltd in 2021 as 'Pumpkin Patch'.
Brown - orange.  Mild, fruity, tea fragrance.  15 to 23 petals.  Average diameter 3.75".  Large, double (17-25 petals), borne mostly solitary, in small clusters bloom form.  Blooms in flushes throughout the season.  
Medium, bushy, compact, rounded.  Medium, glossy, dark green foliage.  3 to 7 leaflets.  

Height: 32" to 39" (80 to 100cm).  Width: 20" to 26" (50 to 65cm).
Can be used for beds and borders, container rose, cut flower or garden.  Heat tolerant.  Disease susceptibility: disease resistant.  
United States - Patent No: PP 21,605  on  4 Jan 2011   VIEW USPTO PATENT
Application No: 12/589,830  on  29 Oct 2009
Inventors: Bedard; Christian (Brea, CA)
Assignee: Weeks Wholesale Rose Grower, Inc. (Pomona, CA)
This invention relates to a new and distinct variety of Floribunda Rose. It has as its seed parent the variety known as `KORfalt` (not patented) and as its pollen parent the variety known as `WEKsproulses` (U.S. Plant Pat. No. 17,822).....description is of 3 to 4 year-old rose plants of the new variety grown outdoors in Pomona, Calif. in the month of October.