'Guinevere' rose Description
Photo courtesy of Kathy Strong's Del Cerro Garden
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Apricot or apricot blend Floribunda.Registration name: HARbadge
Apricot or apricot blend. Mild, old rose fragrance. Average diameter 3.25". Medium, full (26-40 petals), cluster-flowered, in large clusters, old-fashioned bloom form. Blooms in flushes throughout the season.
Medium, spreading. Large, glossy, dark green foliage.
Height of 31" to 3' (80 to 90 cm). Width of 2' (60 cm).
USDA zone 6b and warmer. Can be used for beds and borders, container rose, cut flower or garden. Disease susceptibility: very disease resistant. 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. Requires spring freeze protection (see glossary - Spring freeze protection) . Can be grown in the ground or in a container (container requires winter protection).
Australia - Application No: 2001/318 on 2001 VIEW PBR PATENT
United States - Patent No: PP 13,184 on 5 Nov 2002 VIEW USPTO PATENT
Application No: 09/686,529 on 10 Oct 2000
Floribunda rose plant having a compact, rounded, well-branched plant;
fragrant blooms of many petals and a full, old-fashioned form; and dark
green, glossy, disease resistant foliage.
Harkness; Philip A. (Hitchin, GB), Harkness; Robert B. (Mougins, FR)
Jackson & Perkins Wholesale, Inc.
In the US, this rose is known as 'Guinevere'.