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'Life of the Party' rose Description
'Life of the Party' rose photo
Photo courtesy of ParisRoseLady
Availability:
Commercially available
HMF Ratings:
14 favorite votes.  
Average rating: EXCELLENT-.  
ARS:
Registration name: WEKjucistwe
Exhibition name: Huntington's 100th ™
Origin:
Bred by Tom Carruth (United States, before 2015).
Introduced in United States by Breck's Bulbs in 2017 as 'Life of the Party'.
Introduced in United States by Weeks Wholesale Rose Grower, Inc. in 2019 as 'Huntington's 100th'.
Class:
Shrub.  
Bloom:
Yellow, pink edges.  Strong, citrus, fruity fragrance.  45 to 65 petals.  Average diameter 3.25".  Medium to large, very full (41+ petals), in small clusters, cupped-to-flat bloom form.  Blooms in flushes throughout the season.  
Habit:
Compact, rounded.  Semi-glossy, medium green, dense foliage.  3 to 7 leaflets.  

Height: 37" to 4¼' (95 to 130cm).  Width: 43" to 4¼' (110 to 130cm).
Growing:
Can be used for container rose or hedge.  Prefers dry climates.  Disease susceptibility: disease resistant.  
Patents:
United States - Patent No: PP 31,861  on  16 Jun 2020   VIEW USPTO PATENT
Application No: 16/350,652  on  14 Dec 2018
Inventors: Carruth; Thomas F. (Altadena, CA)
Applicant: Early Morning LLC Lawrenceburg IN
This invention relates to a new and distinct variety of Floribunda Rose. It has as its seed parent the variety known as `WEKvossutono` (U.S. Plant Pat. No. 18,473) and as its pollen parent the variety known as `ORAfantanov` (U.S. Plant Pat. No. 23,158) ... The branches used for the photograph came from 3 to 4 year-old rose plants of the new variety grown outdoors in Wasco, Calif. in the month of November.
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