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'Betty Harkness' rose Description
'Betty Harkness' rose photo
Availability:
Commercially available
Synonyms:
HMF Ratings:
21 favorite votes.  
ARS:
Medium pink Floribunda.
Registration name: HARette
Origin:
Bred by Harkness (United Kingdom, 1998).
Introduced in United Kingdom by R Harkness & Co. Ltd. in 1998 as 'Betty Harkness'.
Class:
Floribunda.  
Bloom:
Orange-pink.  Flowers deep rose, fading pink.  Strong, clove fragrance.  24 petals.  Average diameter 4".  Very large, double (17-25 petals), cluster-flowered, in small clusters, high-centered bloom form.  Blooms in flushes throughout the season.  
Habit:
Medium.  Glossy, dark green foliage.  
Height of 35" (90 cm).  Width of 28" (70 cm).
Growing:
USDA zone 6b 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).  
Patents:
European Union - Application No: 19990680  on  30 Apr 1999
Parentage:
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Notes:
Harkness Roses describe the color of the blooms as tangerine orange.
 
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