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Edmund, German physician, 1836-1914. See: Rose position.


Harry M., 20th-century U.S. microbiologist. See: Rose-Waaler test.


1. Any shrub of the genus Rosa.
2. The petals of Rosa gallica, collected before expanding; used for its agreeable odor.
[L. rosa]
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There's also a climbing form of this already intensely vigorous floribunda rose that can reach six or eight feet or even more with very little pruning - so give it lots of room!
Although only possessing a slight fragrance, the floribunda rose 'Iceberg' is a pure white variety and looks stunning in any border.
In the Great Marquee Fryer's Roses will be displaying a new peachy salmon floribunda rose named Dr Jo to raise money for the Dorset Kidney Fund.
Lady Marmalade, which is available from Harkness Roses (, is a neat floribunda rose, reaching about 90cm in height.
David Austin also has a floribunda rose "Queen Elizabeth", which is a beautiful clear pink rose.
Stars Samia Ghadia (hairdresser Maria) and on-screen boyfriend Alan Halsall (mechanic Tyrone) posed with the floribunda rose. Alan said he was pleased the rose was red because of his Lancastrian roots and his beloved Manchester United FC.
Floribunda roses that produce lots of flowers at the top of each stem can take a lighter clipping.
Now terraced borders are ablaze with rudbeckia, scabious, phlox and delphiniums; beds of floribunda roses perfume the air, and a sunken garden crammed with colourful lupins and geraniums gives an Italian flavour.
For beds there are large flowered tea roses and bunch flowering floribunda roses. Shorter than floribundas are patio roses, basically less vigorous floribundas, while smaller still are miniatures.
? Prune hybrid tea and floribunda roses to prevent bushes becoming woody and bare at the base.
Bunch-flowered and floribunda roses can benefit from the degree of protection provided by a 9-inch-high cone of soil that is placed against the stems after the soil has frozen one-half-inch deep.
Floribunda roses are a derivation of hybrid teas, but the plants are shorter and more compact, and their flowers are in clusters instead of individual blooms.