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'Swedish Doll' rose Description
'Swedish Doll (Miniature, Moore, 1976)' rose photo
Photo courtesy of Rosaholic's Southern California Garden
Availability:
Commercially available
HMF Ratings:
7 favorite votes.  
ARS:
Orange-pink Miniature.
Registration name: Swedish Doll
Origin:
Bred by Ralph S. Moore (United States, 1976).
Class:
Miniature.  
Bloom:
Orange-pink, yellow stamens.  None to mild fragrance.  22 to 26 petals.  Average diameter 1.5".  Very large, double (17-25 petals), borne mostly solitary, cluster-flowered, in small clusters, high-centered to flat, reflexed bloom form.  Prolific, continuous (perpetual) bloom throughout the season.  Medium, long sepals buds.  
Habit:
Medium, bushy, compact, rounded, upright, well-branched.  Medium, glossy, medium green, dense, leathery foliage.  
Height of 1' to 14" (30 to 35 cm).  
Growing:
USDA zone 6b through 9b (default).  Can be used for beds and borders, container rose, cut flower or garden.  Hardy.  vigorous.  Disease susceptibility: very disease resistant.  Can be grown in the ground or in a container (container requires winter protection).  Can be pruned to maintain a shorter habit.  
Patents:
United States - Patent No: PP 4,160   VIEW USPTO PATENT
Notes:
Per Paul Barden, Swedish Doll can grow into a much larger plant than described in the plant patent:

Note: this is NOT a small plant! I cut mine back to 12" tall every winter and by September, it is a 5 by 5 foot shrub. So, plant it with those space requirements in mind. Certainly one of the sturdiest and most free-blooming of the Moore "minis".