'Wekphorn' rose Description
Photo courtesy of Munsinger & Clemens Gardens-Virginia Clemens Rose Garden
Deep pink Shrub.Registration name:
WekphornExhibition name: Pink Home Run
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.
Medium, bushy, compact, rounded. Medium, matte, dark green foliage.
Height of 28" to 35" (70 to 90 cm).
Can be used for beds and borders, container rose or garden. Disease susceptibility: very disease resistant, very blackspot resistant., very mildew resistant.
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).