'Betty Prior' rose Description
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Medium pink Floribunda.
Registration name: Betty Prior
Carmine-pink, white center, yellow center. Moderate fragrance. 5 petals. Small, single (4-8 petals), in large clusters, cupped-to-flat bloom form. Prolific, continuous (perpetual) bloom throughout the season. Ovoid buds.
Height of 31" to 4' (80 to 120 cm). Width of 2' to 4' (60 to 120 cm).
USDA zone 4b and warmer. Can be used for beds and borders, container rose or garden. Hardy. heat tolerant. Disease susceptibility: very disease resistant. 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. Can be grown in the ground or in a container (container requires winter protection).
United States - Patent No: PP 340 on 19 Sep 1939 VIEW USPTO PATENT
Application No: 255,318 on 8 Feb 1939
Basil Edmund Prior, Colchester, England, assignor to Jackson & Perkins Company, Newark, N.Y.