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'Fancy Talk' rose Description
'Fancy Talk' rose photo
Photo courtesy of Zuzu's Northern California Garden
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Pink blend Floribunda.
Registration name: Fancy Talk
Exhibition name: Fancy Talk
Bred by Swim & Weeks (United States, 1965).
Introduced in United States by Weeks Wholesale Rose Grower, Inc. in 1965 as 'Fancy Talk'.
Pink blend.  Flowers pink tinted orange.  Mild fragrance.  Small, double (17-25 petals), cluster-flowered, in small clusters, exhibition, high-centered bloom form.  Blooms in flushes throughout the season.  
Short, bushy.  Leathery foliage.  
USDA zone 6b through 9b (default).  Can be used for beds and borders, container rose, cut flower, exhibition or garden.  Vigorous.  Protect tender new spring growth from hard freezes that may cause canker, die-back and death of the plant. .  Remove spent blooms to encourage re-bloom.  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.  Remove old canes and dead or diseased wood..  
United States - Patent No: PP 2,602  on  15 Feb 1966   VIEW USPTO PATENT
Herbert Swim is the hybridizer.