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'Penelope Plummer' rose Description

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Deep pink Floribunda.
Registration name: Penelope Plummer
Bred by Peter Beales (1936-2013) (United Kingdom, 1970).
Deep pink.  Mild fragrance.  Semi-double (9-16 petals) bloom form.  Blooms in flushes throughout the season.  
Height of up to 18" (up to 45 cm).  
USDA zone 5b and warmer.  Disease susceptibility: susceptible to blackspot .  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.  
Australian Penelope Plummer was Miss World 1968.

The Peter Beales Collection of Classic Roses for 2000-2001 says Penelope Plummer is a short-growing tidy rose of rich strawberry-orange, scented and very free flowering...

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