'Spartan' rose Description
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Orange or orange-red Floribunda.
Registration name: Spartan (floribunda, Boerner before 1954)
Exhibition name: Spartan
Orange-red, coral shading. Strong fragrance. 25 to 30 petals. Average diameter 3.25". Medium, full (26-40 petals), borne mostly solitary, in small clusters, high-centered bloom form. Blooms in flushes throughout the season. Large, pointed, ovoid buds.
Medium, bushy. Glossy, dark green, leathery foliage.
Height: 20" to 32" (50 to 80cm).
USDA zone 6b through 9b (default). Can be used for beds and borders, cut flower or garden. Vigorous. heat tolerant. shade tolerant.