'Benardella's Ruby' rose Description
Photo courtesy of Beth's Northern CA Rose Garden
Dark red. None to mild, spice fragrance. 17 to 27 petals. Average diameter 2". Medium, double (17-25 petals), borne mostly solitary, exhibition bloom form. Blooms in flushes throughout the season.
Medium, upright. Medium, semi-glossy, dark green foliage.
Height: 2' to 30" (60 to 75cm).
USDA zone 5b through 10b. Can be used for beds and borders, container rose, cut flower, exhibition or garden. 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.
Australia - Application No: 1998/162 on 1998 VIEW PBR PATENT
United States - Application No: 10/035,940 on 21 Dec 2001
To sort out COLOR classification, see References.