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'Pink Home Run' rose References
Website/Catalog  (19 Feb 2015)  
Registered Name: 'Wekphorn'
ARS Approved Exhibition Name: Pink Home Run TM
S, dp, 2009, Carruth, Tom & Bedard, Christian; flowers deep rose pink, 6-8 cm., single, borne in small clusters, slight fragrance; very quick repeat; foliage medium-size, dark green, matte, resistant to blackspot and powdery mildew; prickles slightly hooked, moderate, tan; growth compact, medium (70-90 cm.), rounded, tidy; garden decoration. [sport of Home Run] Introductions: Weeks Roses, 2010, USA
Website/Catalog  (19 Feb 2015)  
Home Run Pink [140mm spring]. WEKphorn (Sr). Colour lipstick pink. Fragrance slight. Foliage rich matte green. Height 100cm and neatly rounded. Disease Resistance superb, we say black spot and mildew free. yes you heard me. Petal Count 5. Flower Size 60mm. Breeder Carruth. Awards a seedling of 2011 Australian Rose of the Year, Gold Medal 2011 National Rose Trials, Gerald Meylan Trophy, Marion de Boehme Memorial Trophy, passed Swanes arduous evaluations 2010. Parentage (City of San Francisco x Baby Love) x Knock Out. Catalogue Description : This bright pink seedling of a world famous disease resistant rose kicks the competition up substantially when it comes to disease resistance. Home Run has tremendous fortitude against the dreaded black spot but phenomenally is also almost completely resistant to powdery mildew with dramatic resistance to other rosy mildews as well. Rounded, bushy fast to flower and nearly always in colour Home Run will hit winners in a long landscape but scores high points in pots and planters too. Never, ever just plant one!!
Magazine  (Jul 2009)  Page(s) 78.  
'Wekphorn', S, dp, 2009, (Pink Home Run), [sport of Home Run] Carruth,Tom & Bedard, Christian ...description
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