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'Guinevere' rose Description
'Guinevere (shrub, Harkness 1997)' rose photo
Photo courtesy of lanling
Availability:
Commercially available
HMF Ratings:
47 favorite votes.  
Average rating: EXCELLENT.  
ARS:
Apricot or apricot blend Floribunda.
Registration name: HARbadge
Origin:
Bred by Harkness (United Kingdom, 1997).
Introduced in United Kingdom by R Harkness & Co. Ltd. in 1997.
Introduced in United States by Jackson & Perkins Co. in 1997.
Class:
Floribunda, Shrub.  
Bloom:
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.  
Habit:
Medium, spreading.  Large, glossy, dark green foliage.  
Height of 31" to 3' (80 to 90 cm).  Width of 2' (60 cm).
Growing:
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).  
Patents:
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.



Inventors:
Harkness; Philip A. (Hitchin, GB), Harkness; Robert B. (Mougins, FR)
Assignee:

Jackson & Perkins Wholesale, Inc.
(Medford,
OR)


Notes:
In the US, this rose is known as 'Guinevere'.