Data specific to Roses (Edit)
Bloom size: Large: 4-5"
Petal count: full: 26-40 petals
Rose bloom color: Yellow blend
Rebloom: Good
Class: Floribunda
Extra Color Info: Yellow and red, striped
Growth Habit: Medium, 3-4 feet, bushy
Fragrance: Strong
Hybridizer & year: Tom Carruth, 1996
Optimal growing zones: USDA zone 4 and warmer

General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Shrub
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Soil pH Preferences: Moderately acid (5.6 – 6.0)
Slightly acid (6.1 – 6.5)
Neutral (6.6 – 7.3)
Slightly alkaline (7.4 – 7.8)
Plant Height: 3-4 feet
Plant Spread: 2-3 feet
Leaves: Deciduous
Flowers: Showy
Fragrant
Flower Color: Bi-Color: Yellow and red
Flower Time: Spring
Summer
Fall
Uses: Cut Flower
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Propagation: Other methods: Cuttings: Stem
Cuttings: Tip
Miscellaneous: With thorns/spines/prickles/teeth
Parentage: Calico x Roller Coaster
Child plants: one child plant

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Alternative cultivar names:
  • 'George Burns'
  • 'WEKcalroc'
  • 'Paparazzi'
  • 'George Burns Centennial'
  • 'Rodeo Clown'

Common names
  • Rose

Photo Gallery
Location: San Diego, CA
Date: 2019-05-12
taken at Walter Andersen Nursery rose show, May 2019
Location: Flowery Branch, GA
Date: 10/18/2018
Location: Flowery Branch, GA
Date: 29-May-2019
Photo by zuzu
Location: In my Northern California garden
Date: 2015-04-25
Photo by kohala
Location: Balboa Park, San Diego 
Date: 2018-08-05
Location: Balboa Park, San Diego
Date: 2018-08-05
Location: Balboa Park, San Diego 
Date: 2018-08-05
Photo by kohala
Location: Balboa Park, San Diego 
Date: 2018-08-05
Location: Whetstone Park of Roses, Columbus OH
Date: 2016-05-29
Location: Texas, USA
Date: 2016
I miss my George Burns hope to get another in the furure

Unfortunately, did not make the winter.

At Regans nursery
Photo by valleylynn
Photo by Calif_Sue
Photo by valleylynn
Location: Kamloops, BC, Canada
Date: 2010-07-01
Photo by zuzu

George Burns, 2008 (didn't survive winter 2009)
Photo by zuzu

Did not survive Zone 5 Winter
Location: Telly's Greenhouse, Troy, MI
Date: 2010-05-28
Photo by Skiekitty
Location: Pacific Northwest, zone 8
Date: Aug 28, 2012

photo credit: Nadiatalent
Photo by Skiekitty
Location: Denver Metro CO
Date: Summer 2010
Location: Denver Metro CO
Closeup of the leaves & thorns on the canes.  Ouch!
Location: Denver Metro CO
Date: 2010-02-11
Winter dead, but you can see the horribleness of the thorns every
Location: Denver Metro CO
Date: 2010-02-11
Before the leaves cover up the thorns.
Location: Texas, USA
Date: 2016
this was a young bloom on my George Burns
Location: Telly's Greenhouse, Troy, MI
Date: 2010-05-28
Location: Telly's Greenhouse, Troy, MI
Date: 2010-05-28
Location: Telly's Greenhouse, Troy, MI
Date: 2010-05-28
Location: Telly's Greenhouse, Troy, MI
Date: 2010-05-28

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