'Guinevere' rose Description
Photo courtesy of Dzejna's 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: 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 - 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'.