'Barkarole ®' rose Description
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Dark red, darker veining. Moderate fragrance. 26 to 40 petals. Average diameter 5". Large, full (26-40 petals), borne mostly solitary, high-centered bloom form. Blooms in flushes throughout the season. Medium, long, pointed buds.
Tall, thornless (or almost), upright, well-branched. Large, glossy, dark green foliage.
Height: 3' to 5'7" (90 to 170cm). Width: 2' (60cm).
USDA zone 6b and warmer. Can be used for cut flower, garden or pillar. Hardy. vigorous. rain tolerant. Disease susceptibility: blackspot resistant, susceptible to Mildew. 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).
New Zealand - Patent No: 764 on 16 Jun 1993
Application No: ROS348 on 24 Oct 1990
Trade Name: Barkarole.
United States - Patent No: PP 7,665 VIEW USPTO PATENT
Participated in the 1988 Monza Competition (Source: Website Roseto Niso Fumagalli.)
One of the roses (listed as 'Barkarole') in the Rose Introducers of New Zealand (RINZ) 1998 Display Trial.
Tanelorak was registered in Denmark on 13.7.1989.