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'Honey Dijon ™' rose Description
'Honey Dijon ™ (hybrid tea, Sproul 2003)' rose photo
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Average rating: EXCELLENT-.  
Russet Grandiflora.
Registration name: WEKsproulses
Exhibition name: Honey Dijon ™
Bred by James A. Sproul (United States, before 2002).
Introduced in United States by Weeks Wholesale Rose Grower, Inc. in 2005 as 'Honey Dijon'.
Introduced in Australia by Swane's Nursery/Swane Bros Pty Ltd in 2006.
Introduced in United Kingdom by C & K Jones in 2007 as 'Honey Dijon'.
Floribunda, Grandiflora.  
Tan, ages to lighter .  Mild to strong, fruity fragrance.  24 to 39 petals.  Average diameter 4.75".  Very large, full (26-40 petals), in small clusters, formal bloom form.  Blooms in flushes throughout the season.  Pointed, ovoid buds.  
Medium, bushy, mounded, spreading, upright.  Medium, semi-glossy, medium green foliage.  3 to 7 leaflets.  

Height: 39" to 4'11" (100 to 150cm).  
USDA zone 6b through 9b (default).  Can be used for garden, hedge or shrub.  Very vigorous.  Protect tender new spring growth from hard freezes that may cause canker, die-back and death of the plant. .  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.  Remove old canes and dead or diseased wood..  
Breeder's notes:
Lasting novel color, good vigor, classic form.
Australia - Patent No: AU3679P  on  18 Dec 2008
Application No: 2007/081  on  9 Mar 2007   VIEW PBR PATENT
‘WEKblusi’ x ‘MACivy’. ... Breeder: Tom Carruth, Weeks Wholesale Rose Grower, Inc.,
Upland, CA, USA. ...First sold in USA in Dec 2004. First Australian sale Jun 2006.
France - Application  on  2006
United Kingdom - Application  on  2006
United States - Patent No: PP 17,822  on  19 Jun 2007   VIEW USPTO PATENT
Application No: 11/285,955  on  23 Nov 2005
Inventors: Sproul; James A. (Bakersfield, CA)
This invention relates to a new and distinct variety of Grandiflora Rose. It has as its seed parent the variety known as `WEKblusi` (U.S. Plant Pat. No. 10,188) and as its pollen parent the variety known as `MACivy` (U.S. Plant Pat. No. 8,362).... description is of 3 to 4 year-old rose plants of the new variety grown outdoors in Upland, Calif. in the month of November.