'Circus' rose Description
Photo courtesy of Robert Neil Rippetoe
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Yellow blend Floribunda.
Registration name: Circus
Exhibition name: Circus
Yellow blend. Flowers first buff-yellow, turning pink and coral-red as they develop. Moderate, tea fragrance. 45 to 58 petals. Average diameter 2.75". Very full (41+ petals), cluster-flowered, in large clusters, high-centered, ruffled bloom form. Blooms in flushes throughout the season.
Bushy. Semi-glossy, leathery foliage.
Height of 30" to 4' (75 to 120 cm). Width of up to 4' (up to 120 cm).
USDA zone 4b through 9b. 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.