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Any of several hybrid roses bearing numerous single or double flowers.

[New Latin flōribunda, feminine of flōribundus, blossoming freely, from Latin flōs, flōr-, flower; see flower.]
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(Plants) any of several varieties of cultivated hybrid roses whose flowers grow in large sprays
[C19: from New Latin, feminine of flōribundus flowering freely]
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(ˌflɔr əˈbʌn də, ˌfloʊr-)

any of a class of roses characterized by a long blooming period and a profusion of large flowers.
[1895–1900; < New Latin, n. use of feminine of flōribundus flowering freely]
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one of several varieties of rosé characterized by their long blooming period and their large flowers, often in clusters.
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In a distant glade I have made a spring garden round an oak tree that stands alone in the sun--groups of crocuses, daffodils, narcissus, hyacinths, and tulips, among such flowering shrubs and trees as Pirus Malus spectabilis, floribunda, and coronaria; Prunus Juliana, Mahaleb, serotina, triloba, and Pissardi; Cydonias and Weigelias in every colour, and several kinds of Crataegus and other May lovelinesses.
What sort of flowers could be classified as hybrid teas or floribundas? A Hyacinths B Roses C Lilies D Marigolds 8.
Patio roses and floribundas are good for pots, as well as some compact English roses.
There is one for every garden, from miniatures and hybrid teas to climbers and floribundas.
Compact roses with an upright habit are suitable for small gardens where beds are only 1m (40in) wide, so choose compact floribundas, patio roses and smaller English roses.
SHORTEN hybrid tea roses and floribundas to lessen windrock damage.
Shorten hybrid tea roses and floribundas to reduce the damage from windrock.
? Prune climbing and rambling roses and cut back hybrid tea roses and floribundas to reduce damage from windrock.
We prune quite traditionally, removing dead wood and older stems then pruning the remaining wood to an outward facing bud at 7" for Floribundas or a little less for Hybrid teas.
CUT back large hybrid tea roses and floribundas by a third to reduce damage from wind rock.
Since we are still in the dormant season and the spa has not yet begun to rise, it is perfectly safe to prune Floribundas and Hybrid Tea roses.