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'Wekphorn' rose Description
'Pink Home Run' rose photo
Photo courtesy of Munsinger & Clemens Gardens-Virginia Clemens Rose Garden
Availability:
Commercially available
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HMF Ratings:
18 favorite votes.  
ARS:
Deep pink Shrub.
Registration name: Wekphorn
Exhibition name: Pink Home Run
Origin:
Discovered by Christian Bédard (United States, 2007). Discovered by Tom Carruth (United States, 2007).
Introduced in United States by Weeks Wholesale Rose Grower, Inc. in 2010.
Class:
Shrub.  
Bloom:
Rose-pink.  None to mild fragrance.  5 petals.  Average diameter 2.75".  Medium, single (4-8 petals), cluster-flowered, in small clusters bloom form.  Continuous (perpetual) bloom throughout the season.  
Habit:
Medium, bushy, compact, rounded.  Medium, matte, dark green foliage.  
Height of 28" to 35" (70 to 90 cm).  
Growing:
Can be used for beds and borders, container rose or garden.  Disease susceptibility: very disease resistant, very blackspot resistant., very mildew resistant.  
Patents:
United States - Patent No: PP 22,856  on  17 Jul 2012   VIEW USPTO PATENT
Application No: 12/807,485  on  7 Sep 2010
This invention relates to a new and distinct variety of Shrub Rose. It was discovered outside in a cultivated field during the summer of 2007 in Wasco, Calif. as a whole plant natural occurring mutation of the variety known as ‘WEKcisbako’ (U.S. Plant Pat. No. 18,552).
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