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Floribunda - Smoky Chocolate orange

 

2003 AARS winner.  Mysterious, indescribable, elusive... whatever! There's just no other rose color quite like this. Pointed buds of deep rust unfurl to reveal a chocolate haze of velvety smoked tones that can even take on a purply cast. Set against globs of glossy foliage, the ruffled fragrant flowers are mirrored by super-green leaves. Easy vigor and natural disease-resistance make it a must for every garden.

  • Height / Habit: Medium - tall / Rounded
  • Bloom / Size: Large, ruffled, double
  • Petal count: 25 to 30
  • Parentage: ('Playboy' x 'Altissimo') x 'Livin' Easy'
  • Fragrance: Moderate old rose
  • Hybridizer: Carruth - 2003
  • Comments: Keeps on smokin' even when the weather turns warm.
Family Name: 
Rosaceae
Place of Origin: 
USA
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Garden Location: 
Rose Garden