'Cherry Bonica ®' rose Description
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Dark red Floribunda.
Exhibition name: Cherry Bonica ®
Dark red. None / no fragrance. up to 25 petals. Average diameter 3.25". Medium to large, double (17-25 petals), borne mostly solitary, in small clusters, cupped, globular bloom form. Blooms in flushes throughout the season.
Bushy. Semi-glossy, medium green foliage. 3 to 7 leaflets.
Height: 20" to 30" (50 to 75cm). Width: 20" to 32" (50 to 80cm).
United States - Patent No: PP 26,298 on 12 Jan 2016 VIEW USPTO PATENT
Application No: 13/998,767 on 4 Dec 2013
The female parent (i.e., the seed parent) was the product of the cross of the `Meinoiral` variety (non-patented in the United States) and `Kortikel` variety (non-patented in the United States). The male parent (i.e., the pollen parent) was the `Radrazz` variety (U.S. Plant Pat. No. 11,836).
...The description is based on the observation of 11/2-year-old plants during May while growing outdoors on their own roots at Le Cannet des Maures, Var, France.
The Spring Meadow nursery site says that this is a seedling from Double Knock Out.