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'Betty Boop ™' rose Description
'Betty Boop ™ (Floribunda, Carruth, 1999)' rose photo
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Yellow blend Floribunda.
Registration name: WEKplapic
Exhibition name: Betty Boop ™
Bred by Tom Carruth (United States, 1999).
Introduced in United States by Weeks Wholesale Rose Grower, Inc. as 'Betty Boop'.
Red and white, red edges, lemon-yellow stamens.  Strong, fruity fragrance.  6 to 12 petals.  Average diameter 4".  Medium to large, semi-double (9-16 petals), cluster-flowered, in small clusters bloom form.  Prolific, blooms in flushes throughout the season.  Pointed buds.  
Medium, bushy, dense, rounded.  Medium, glossy, dark green foliage.  
Height of 3' to 5' (90 to 150 cm).  Width of 3' to 4' (90 to 120 cm).
USDA zone 6b through 10b.  Can be used for beds and borders, container rose, cut flower or garden.  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.  Requires spring freeze protection (see glossary - Spring freeze protection) .  Can be grown in the ground or in a container (container requires winter protection).  
Australia - Application No: 1999/334  on  1999   VIEW PBR PATENT
United States - Patent No: PP 11,517  on  26 Sep 2000   VIEW USPTO PATENT