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'Fashion' rose Description
'Fashion (floribunda, Boerner, 1947)' rose photo
Photo courtesy of Harris, Peter G.
Availability:
Commercially available
HMF Ratings:
25 favorite votes.  
Average rating: EXCELLENT.  
ARS:
Pink blend Floribunda.
Registration name: Fashion
Exhibition name: Fashion
Origin:
Bred by Eugene S. "Gene" Boerner (United States, 1947).
Introduced in Australia by Hazlewood Bros. Pty. Ltd. in 1950 as 'Fashion'.
Class:
Floribunda.  
Bloom:
Coral, salmon pink.  Strong, wild rose fragrance.  23 petals.  Average diameter 3.5".  Large, double (17-25 petals), cluster-flowered, in small clusters bloom form.  Blooms in flushes throughout the season.  Ovoid buds.  
Habit:
Medium, bushy, compact, dense.  Glossy foliage.  
Height of 2' to 3' (60 to 90 cm).  
Growing:
USDA zone 5b and warmer.  Can be used for beds and borders, cut flower, garden or hedge.  Vigorous.  prefers full sun.  Disease susceptibility: susceptible to rust .  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.  
Patents:
United States - Patent No: PP 789   VIEW USPTO PATENT
Ploidy:
Tetraploid
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