'Banzai 83' rose Description
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Yellow blend Large-Flowered Climber.Registration name: MEIzalitaf
Climber, Large-Flowered Climber.
Yellow, red blending. None to mild fragrance. Average diameter 4.25". Very full (41+ petals), borne mostly solitary, cluster-flowered, in small clusters bloom form. Blooms in flushes throughout the season.
Arching, climbing, thornless (or almost), well-branched. Large, glossy, dark green, leathery foliage.
Height of 18' (550 cm).
USDA zone 6b through 9b (default). Can be used for cut flower, landscape or pillar. Very vigorous. heat tolerant.
United States - Patent No: PP 5,396 on 29 Jan 1985 VIEW USPTO PATENT
Application No: 06/508,717 on 28 Jan 1983
Parentage information is taken from the US Patent for this rose which also says that in America Spectra grows like a climber, but in Antibes (where it was raised) it grows like a Hybrid Tea.