'Humanity' rose Description
Photo courtesy of Marina's Garden. Crawfordville, FL
Dark red Mini-Flora.Registration name: HARcrossExhibition name:
Bred by Harkness
(United Kingdom, 1995).
Dark red. Mild fragrance. Quartered bloom form. Blooms in flushes throughout the season.
Height: 31" (80cm). Width: 2' (60cm).
USDA zone 6b and warmer. 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.
European Union - Patent No: 2053 on 4 Jun 1997
Application No: 19960509 on 10 May 1996
Breeder: Harkness News Roses Ltd. Proposed denomination: HARCROSS.
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Harkness Roses says this rose is a rich, dark crimson. The blooms are heavy with petals... showing off quartered centres in the style of the old roses...
Humanity commemorates the 125th birthday of the British Red Cross.