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'Cherry Bonica ®' rose Description
'Oso Easy Double Red' rose photo
Photo courtesy of NorthWestRider
Availability:
Commercially available
HMF Ratings:
2 favorite votes.  
Average rating: EXCELLENT.  
ARS:
Dark red Floribunda.
Exhibition name: Cherry Bonica ®
Origin:
Bred by Alain Meilland (1940-....) (France, before 2012).
Introduced in France by Meilland Richardier in 2014 as 'Cherry Bonica'.
Introduced in United States by Spring Meadow Nursery, Inc. in 2014 as 'Oso Easy Double Red'.
Introduced in Australia by Treloar Roses Pty Ltd in 2019 as 'Cherry Bonica'.
Class:
Floribunda.  
Bloom:
Dark red.  None / no fragrance.  up to 25 petals.  Average diameter 3.25".  Medium to large, double (17-25 petals), borne mostly solitary, in small clusters, cupped, globular bloom form.  Blooms in flushes throughout the season.  
Habit:
Bushy.  3 to 7 leaflets.  
Height of up to 20" (up to 50 cm).  Width of up to 20" (up to 50 cm).
Patents:
United States - Patent No: PP 26,298  on  12 Jan 2016   VIEW USPTO PATENT
Application No: 13/998,767  on  4 Dec 2013
The female parent (i.e., the seed parent) was the product of the cross of the `Meinoiral` variety (non-patented in the United States) and `Kortikel` variety (non-patented in the United States). The male parent (i.e., the pollen parent) was the `Radrazz` variety (U.S. Plant Pat. No. 11,836).
...The description is based on the observation of 11/2-year-old plants during May while growing outdoors on their own roots at Le Cannet des Maures, Var, France.
Notes:
The Spring Meadow nursery site says that this is a seedling from Double Knock Out.