'Bill Slim' rose Description
Photo courtesy of Beth's Northern CA Rose Garden
Orange-pink Floribunda.Registration name: HARquitoExhibition name:
Bred by Harkness
(United Kingdom, before 1983).
Salmon-pink, deep pink reverse. Mild fragrance. 30 petals. Large, borne mostly solitary, cluster-flowered, in small clusters bloom form. Blooms in flushes throughout the season.
Medium, bushy, spreading. Glossy foliage.
Height of 39" (100 cm). Width of 2' (60 cm).
USDA zone 6b and warmer. 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.
Harkness Roses describe the color of the flowers are ripe tomato.