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'SPIcup' rose Description
'Cupcake ™ (Miniature, Spies, 1981)' rose photo
Photo courtesy of Alison
Availability:
Commercially available
Synonyms:
HMF Ratings:
32 favorite votes.  
Average rating: EXCELLENT-.  
ARS:
Medium pink Miniature.
Registration name: SPIcup
Exhibition name: Cupcake ™
Origin:
Bred by Mark C. Spies (United States, 1981).
Class:
Miniature.  
Bloom:
Pink.  Mild fragrance.  60 petals.  Average diameter 1.5".  Double (17-25 petals) bloom form.  Prolific, continuous (perpetual) bloom throughout the season.  
Habit:
Compact.  
Height of 1' to 18" (30 to 45 cm).  
Growing:
USDA zone 5b through 10b.  Disease susceptibility: disease resistant.  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.  Requires spring freeze protection (see glossary - Spring freeze protection) .  Can be grown in the ground or in a container (container requires winter protection).  
Patents:
United States - Patent No: PP 4,835   VIEW USPTO PATENT
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