'Dicky ®' rose Description
Photo courtesy of Michelle Hill's Garden
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Orange-pink Floribunda.Registration name: DICkimono
Salmon-orange, lighter reverse. Mild fragrance. 30 to 35 petals. Average diameter 3.25". Medium-large, double (17-25 petals), cluster-flowered, in small clusters bloom form. Blooms in flushes throughout the season.
Medium, bushy. Medium, glossy, medium green foliage.
Height of 30" to 3' (75 to 90 cm). Width of 2' to 30" (60 to 75 cm).
USDA zone 4b and warmer. 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).
Patrick Dickson named this rose for his wife.
Participated in the 1983 Monza Competition. (Source: Website Roseto Niso Fumagalli.)