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'Born Free' rose Description
'Born Free' rose photo
Photo courtesy of Jean Marion
Availability:
Commercially available
HMF Ratings:
4 favorite votes.  
ARS:
Orange or orange-red Miniature.
Registration name: Born Free
Origin:
Bred by Ralph S. Moore (United States, before 1978).
Class:
Miniature.  
Bloom:
Orange or orange-red.  Color near current red, overlaid or veined with darker shades.  None to mild fragrance.  20 petals.  Average diameter 1.5".  Large, double (17-25 petals), cluster-flowered, in small clusters, cupped-to-flat bloom form.  Prolific, blooms in flushes throughout the season.  
Habit:
Short, bushy, compact, rounded, well-branched.  Small, semi-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 or garden.  Hardy.  vigorous.  Can be pruned to maintain a shorter habit.  
Patents:
United States - Patent No: PP 4,454  on  21 Aug 1979   VIEW USPTO PATENT
Application No: 05/935,733  on  21 Jun 1978
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