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'Marmalade Skies ™' rose Description
'Marmalade Skies ™' rose photo
Photo courtesy of The Flower Fancier's Garden
Availability:
Commercially available
Synonyms:
HMF Ratings:
55 favorite votes.  
Average rating: EXCELLENT-.  
ARS:
Orange blend Floribunda.
Registration name: MEImonblan
Exhibition name: Marmalade Skies ™
Origin:
Bred by Alain Meilland (France, 1999).
Introduced in United States by Conard-Pyle (Star Roses) in 2001 as 'Tangerine Dream'.
Introduced in Australia by Corporate Roses Pty. Ltd. in 2010 as 'Marmalade Skies'.
Class:
Floribunda.  
Bloom:
Orange blend.  None to mild fragrance.  17 to 25 petals.  Average diameter 3".  Medium, in small clusters bloom form.  Blooms in flushes throughout the season.  
Habit:
Height of 3' (90 cm).  Width of 3' (90 cm).
Growing:
USDA zone 6b and warmer.  Shade tolerant.  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).  
Patents:
Australia - Application No: 2005/299  on  2005   VIEW PBR PATENT
 
United States - Patent No: PP 12,579  on  23 Apr 2002   VIEW USPTO PATENT
Application  on  28 Aug 2000
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