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'Black Cherry ™' rose Description
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Dark red Floribunda.
Registration name: JACreflo
Exhibition name: Black Cherry ™
Bred by Dr. Keith W. Zary (United States, before 2004).
Introduced in United States by Jackson & Perkins Co. (post 1970) in 2006 as 'Black Cherry'.
Floribunda.   (Series: New Generation Roses ® Collection)  
Crimson.  None / no fragrance.  25 to 30 petals.  Average diameter 3.5".  Large, full (26-40 petals), in small clusters, high-centered bloom form.  Blooms in flushes throughout the season.  Pointed, ovoid buds.  
Medium, bushy, compact, spreading, well-branched.  Medium, glossy, dark green, leathery foliage.  5 leaflets.  

Height: 3' to 4' (90 to 120cm).  Width: up to 3' (up to 90cm).
USDA zone 6b through 9b (default).  Can be used for beds and borders, cut flower or garden.  Heat tolerant.  prefers full sun.  Disease susceptibility: very 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.  
United States - Patent No: PP 18,704  on  1 Apr 2008   VIEW USPTO PATENT
Application No: 11/584,127  on  20 Oct 2006
Inventors: Zary; Keith W. (Thousand Oaks, CA)
....originated by me by crossing the variety `JACazle` (not patented), with the variety `JACgloru` (not patented).....Observations made from January 2005 to September 2006 from plants commencing at two years of age grown in a garden environment at Wasco and Somis, Calif.