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'Europeana' rose Description
'Europeana' rose photo
Photo courtesy of Quail Haven Farm
Availability:
Commercially available
HMF Ratings:
55 favorite votes.  
Average rating: EXCELLENT-.  
ARS:
Dark red Floribunda.
Registration name: Europeana
Origin:
Bred by De Ruiter Innovations BV (Netherlands, 1963).
Introduced in Australia by Roy H. Rumsey Pty. Ltd. in 1965 as 'Europeana'.
Class:
Floribunda.  
Bloom:
Dark red.  Mild fragrance.  15 to 20 petals.  Semi-double (9-16 petals) bloom form.  Blooms in flushes throughout the season.  
Habit:
Height of 2' to 3' (60 to 90 cm).  
Growing:
USDA zone 5b and warmer.  Heat tolerant.  Disease susceptibility: 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).  
Patents:
United States - Patent No: PP 2,540  on  22 Jun 1965   VIEW USPTO PATENT
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