'Ladybug' rose Description
Photo courtesy of Kathy Strong
Red blend Floribunda.Registration name: MEIcinelleExhibition name:
Red, white mottling. Red with white dots. None / no fragrance. Average diameter 2.5". Small to medium, semi-double (9-16 petals), cluster-flowered, in small clusters bloom form. Blooms in flushes throughout the season.
Short, bushy. Medium, semi-glossy, dark green foliage.
Height: up to 3' (up to 90cm).
USDA zone 6b and warmer. Can be used for beds and borders, container rose or garden. 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.
United States - Patent No: PP 13,757 on 29 Apr 2003 VIEW USPTO PATENT
Application on 19 Dec 2001
Armstrong Garden Centers says 'Ladybug' has bright red flowers with a white reverse. On top of this, each of the petals are highlighted with white polka dots. The warmer weather brings out the markings.
No. 002 in the 1999 Monza Competition. (Source: Website Roseto Niso Fumagalli.)