'Sweet Caroline' rose Description
Photo courtesy of Jean Marion
Red blend Miniature.Registration name: MICarolineExhibition name:
Red and white. None / no fragrance. 17 to 25 petals. High-centered bloom form. Blooms in flushes throughout the season.
Height of 2' to 3' (60 to 90 cm).
USDA zone 4b and warmer. 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.
Nor'East Miniature Roses
says Sweet Caroline™
has high-centered exhibition-quality blooms of white with a red edge...Bridges Roses 2000 Catalog
says 'Sweet Caroline' has blooms of good form which are white edged in deep pink on a slightly spreading strong plant....
There's a color photograph of this rose in the November 1998 issue of the American Rose Society's American Rose
magazine (p. 27).