'Betty Prior' rose Description
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Medium pink Floribunda.
Registration name: Betty Prior
Carmine-pink, white center, yellow center. Moderate fragrance. 5 petals. Small, single (4-8 petals), in large clusters, cupped-to-flat bloom form. Prolific, continuous (perpetual) bloom throughout the season. Ovoid buds.
Height: 31" to 4' (80 to 120cm). Width: 2' to 4' (60 to 120cm).
USDA zone 4b and warmer. Can be used for beds and borders, container rose or garden. Hardy. heat tolerant. 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. Can be grown in the ground or in a container (container requires winter protection).
United States - Patent No: PP 340 on 19 Sep 1939 VIEW USPTO PATENT
Application No: 255,318 on 8 Feb 1939
Basil Edmund Prior, Colchester, England, assignor to Jackson & Perkins Company, Newark, N.Y.