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'Black Cherry ™' rose Description
'Black Cherry ™' rose photo
Photo courtesy of drossb1986
Availability:
Commercially available
Synonyms:
HMF Ratings:
26 favorite votes.  
Average rating: EXCELLENT-.  
ARS:
Dark red Floribunda.
Registration name: JACreflo
Exhibition name: Black Cherry ™
Origin:
Bred by Dr. Keith W. Zary (United States).
Introduced in United States by Jackson & Perkins Co. in 2006 as 'Black Cherry'.
Class:
Floribunda.  New Generation Roses ® Collection.  
Bloom:
Crimson.  Mild fragrance.  Average diameter 3.5".  Medium, double (17-25 petals), cluster-flowered, in large clusters bloom form.  Blooms in flushes throughout the season.  Pointed, ovoid buds.  
Habit:
Medium, bushy.  Medium, glossy, medium green foliage.  
Height of 3' to 4' (90 to 120 cm).  
Growing:
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.  
Patents:
United States - Patent No: PP 18,704  on  1 Apr 2008   VIEW USPTO PATENT
Application No: 11/584,127  on  20 Oct 2006
Seed parent.--`JACazle` (not patented).
Pollen parent.--`JACgloru` (not patented)

Floribunda rose plant having very dark red flower color; resistance to powdery and downy mildew and rust; glossy foliage; compact, well branched habit; and presentation of flowers in large clusters.



Inventors:
Zary; Keith W. (Thousand Oaks, CA)
Assignee:

Jackson & Perkins Wholesale, Inc.
(Medford,
OR)


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