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Apricot or apricot blend Floribunda.
Registration name: HARbadge
Bred by Philip A. Harkness (United Kingdom, before 1997). Bred by Robert B. Harkness (United Kingdom, before 1997).
Introduced in United Kingdom by R Harkness & Co. Ltd. in 1997.
Introduced in United States by Jackson & Perkins Co. (post 1970) in 1997.
Floribunda, Shrub.  
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: 31" to 3' (80 to 90cm).  Width: 2' (60cm).
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 - Patent No: AU2976P  on  24 Feb 2006
Application No: 2001/318  on  9 Nov 2001   VIEW PBR PATENT
seed parent ‘Harroony’ syn Amber Queen x pollen parent ‘Harwanted’ syn Many Happy Returns ...Breeder: P.A and R.B. Harkness, Harkness Roses Ltd, Hitchin, UK.
First sold in UK in Nov 1997
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)
In the US, this rose is known as 'Guinevere'.