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'Pure Poetry ™' rose Description
'Pure Poetry ™ (Floribunda, Zary, 1996)' rose photo
Photo courtesy of Beth's Northern CA Rose Garden
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Orange-pink Floribunda.
Registration name: JACment
Exhibition name: Pure Poetry ™
Bred by Dr. Keith W. Zary (United States, before 1996).
Introduced in United States by Bear Creek Gardens, Inc. in 1997 as 'Pure Poetry'.
Yellow - orange, pink edges.  None to mild fragrance.  30 to 35 petals.  Average diameter 4".  Large, full (26-40 petals), borne mostly solitary, cluster-flowered, in small clusters, high-centered to flat, old-fashioned bloom form.  Blooms in flushes throughout the season.  
Armed with thorns / prickles, compact, upright, well-branched.  Medium, glossy, dark green, dense, leathery foliage.  

Height: 30" to 3' (75 to 90cm).  
USDA zone 6b and warmer.  Can be used for beds and borders, container rose, cut flower or garden.  Vigorous.  Disease susceptibility: very disease resistant.  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.  Requires spring freeze protection (see glossary - Spring freeze protection) .  Can be grown in the ground or in a container (container requires winter protection).  
United States - Patent No: PP 10,282  on  17 Mar 1998   VIEW USPTO PATENT
Application No: 08/764,733  on  3 Dec 1996