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'Home Run ™' rose Description
'Home Run ™(shrub, Carruth 2001)' rose photo
Photo courtesy of jeffcat
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HMF Ratings:
41 favorite votes.  
Average rating: GOOD+.  
Medium red Shrub.
Registration name: WEKcisbako
Bred by Tom Carruth (United States, 2001).
Introduced in New Zealand by Matthews Nurseries Ltd..
Introduced in United States by Weeks Wholesale Rose Grower, Inc. in 2006.
Red.  Bright red velvet.  None to mild fragrance.  up to 5 petals.  Average diameter 3".  Medium, single (4-8 petals), in small clusters bloom form.  Blooms in flushes throughout the season.  
Medium, compact, rounded.  Medium, matte, dark green foliage.  3 to 5 leaflets.  

Height: 28" to 35" (70 to 90cm).  
USDA zone 6b through 9b (default).  Can be used for beds and borders, container rose, garden or landscape.  Disease susceptibility: disease resistant.  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.  
Breeder's notes:
Powdery mildew & black spot free, very fast to cycle bloom, rounded tidy habit
Australia - Patent No: AU5076P  on  13 Aug 2015
Application No: 2011/238  on  7 Nov 2011   VIEW PBR PATENT
Unnamed seedling’ x ‘Radrazz’. .... Breeder: Tom Carruth, Weeks Wholesale Rose Grower, Inc., Upland, CA, USA...First sold in USA in December 2008 as ‘Home Run’; first sold in Australia in October 2011 as ‘Home Run’
New Zealand - Patent No: 30943  on  9 Aug 2013
Application No: ROS971  on  19 May 2011
Surrended Aug 22, 2018
United States - Patent No: PP 18,552  on  4 Mar 2008   VIEW USPTO PATENT
Application No: 11/478'045  on  28 Jun 2006
Inventors: Carruth; Thomas F. (Altadena, CA)
This invention relates to a new and distinct variety of Shrub Rose. It has an undisseminated seedling as its seed parent with the following genetic origin (City of San Francisco.times.Baby Love) (not patented), and as its pollen parent the variety known as `RADrazz` (U.S. Plant Pat. No. 11,836).....description is of 3 to 4 year-old rose plants of the new variety grown outdoors in Upland, Calif. in the month of June