'Picasso' rose Description
Photo courtesy of Joe Truskot
Pink blend Floribunda.Registration name: MACpicExhibition name:
Deep pink, lighter edges, white center, pink streaks, stripes, flecks . Cherry red and white. Mild fragrance. up to 18 petals. Average diameter 3". Cluster-flowered bloom form. Blooms in flushes throughout the season.
Medium, bushy, spreading. Small, dark green foliage.
Height: 2' to 30" (60 to 75cm). Width: up to 2' (up to 60cm).
USDA zone 6b and warmer. Disease susceptibility: susceptible to blackspot . 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.
Picasso - Macpic. Nicknamed Veterano
United States - Patent No: PP 3,351 on 5 Jun 1973 VIEW USPTO PATENT
Application on 3 Mar 1971
Parentage according to the patent abstract:
Pollen: Evelyn Fison x (Orange Sweetheart x Frühlingsmorgen)
Refer 1978 reference and Sam McGredy's breeding chart in his Breeder's page for the parentage of 'Marlena' x MACjose.