'Wild Thing' rose Description
Photo courtesy of Calif Sue
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Deep pink Shrub.Registration name: JACtooseExhibition name:
Shrub. Ultimate Rose ™ Collection.
Deep pink. Carmine buds, coral pink blooms. Mild fragrance. Average diameter 3". Medium, semi-double (9-16 petals), cluster-flowered, in large clusters, flat bloom form. Prolific, blooms in flushes throughout the season.
Medium, arching, bushy, spreading, upright. Medium, glossy, dark green foliage.
Height of up to 42" (up to 105 cm).
USDA zone 6b through 9b (default). Can be used for beds and borders, container rose, garden or landscape. Vigorous. Disease susceptibility: very disease resistant, blackspot 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 19,131 on 19 Aug 2008 VIEW USPTO PATENT
Application No: 11/824,573 on 29 Jun 2007
Shrub rose plant that exhibits ease of rooting as a soft or hardwood
cutting; excellent disease resistance; vigorous spreading and arching
habit of growth; and very glossy leather foliage.
Zary; Keith W. (Thousand Oaks, CA)
Jackson & Perkins Wholesale, Inc.
Chromosome count from David Zlesak. July 17 2009.