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'Geranium Red' rose Description
'Geranium Red' rose photo
Photo courtesy of A Capitol Hill Rose Garden (1915)
Availability:
Commercially available
HMF Ratings:
24 favorite votes.  
Average rating: EXCELLENT-.  
ARS:
Orange or orange-red Floribunda.
Registration name: Geranium Red
Origin:
Bred by Eugene S. "Gene" Boerner (United States, 1947).
Introduced in Australia by Hazlewood Bros. Pty. Ltd. in 1951 as 'Geranium Red'.
Class:
Floribunda.  
Bloom:
Geranium-red to orange-red.  Strong, geranium, spice fragrance.  Very double, quartered, ruffled bloom form.  Blooms in flushes throughout the season.  
Habit:
Glossy, blue-green foliage.  
Height of 30" to 4' (75 to 120 cm).  Width of 4' (120 cm).
Growing:
USDA zone 6b and warmer.  
Patents:
United States - Patent No: PP 811  on  30 Nov 1948   VIEW USPTO PATENT
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