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'Rumba ®' rose Description
'Rumba ®' rose photo
Photo courtesy of Henrique Rodrigues Vivián
Availability:
Commercially available
Synonyms:
HMF Ratings:
24 favorite votes.  
Average rating: GOOD+.  
ARS:
Red blend Floribunda.
Exhibition name: Rumba ®
Origin:
Bred by Svend Poulsen (1884-1974) (Denmark, before 1956).
Introduced in Denmark by Poulsen Roser A/S in 1958 as 'Rumba'.
Introduced in Ireland by Samuel McGredy and Son, Nurserymen (Ireland) in 1959 as 'Rumba'.
Introduced by Unknown (Australia) in 1961 as 'Rumba'.
Introduced in United States by Conard-Pyle (Star Roses) in 1962 as 'Rumba'.
Class:
Floribunda.  
Bloom:
Red blend.  Moderate, spice fragrance.  up to 45 petals.  Average diameter 1.25".  Small, very full (41+ petals) bloom form.  Blooms in flushes throughout the season.  
Habit:
Height of 16" to 2' (40 to 60 cm).  
Growing:
USDA zone 6b through 9b (default).  Can be used for cut flower.  
Patents:
United States - Patent No: PP 1,919  on  1 Mar 1960   VIEW USPTO PATENT
Notes:
Parentage is reversed in the references