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'Pure Poetry ™' rose Description
'Pure Poetry ™ (Floribunda, Zary, 1996)' rose photo
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Orange-pink Floribunda.
Registration name: JACment
Exhibition name: Pure Poetry ™
Bred by Dr. Keith W. Zary (United States, before 1996).
Introduced in United States by Bear Creek Gardens, Inc. in 1997 as 'Pure Poetry'.
Yellow - orange, pink edges.  None to mild fragrance.  30 to 35 petals.  Average diameter 4".  Large, full (26-40 petals), borne mostly solitary, cluster-flowered, in small clusters, high-centered to flat, old-fashioned bloom form.  Blooms in flushes throughout the season.  
Armed with thorns / prickles, compact, upright, well-branched.  Medium, glossy, dark green, dense, leathery foliage.  
Height of 30" to 3' (75 to 90 cm).  
USDA zone 6b and warmer.  Can be used for beds and borders, container rose, cut flower or garden.  Vigorous.  Disease susceptibility: very disease resistant.  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).  
United States - Patent No: PP 10,282  on  17 Mar 1998   VIEW USPTO PATENT
Application No: 08/764,733  on  3 Dec 1996