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'Angelita ®' rose Description
'Angelita ®' rose photo
Photo courtesy of jedmar
Availability:
Commercially available
HMF Ratings:
20 favorite votes.  
Average rating: EXCELLENT.  
ARS:
White, near white or white blend Miniature.
Registration name: MACangel
Exhibition name: Angelita ®
Origin:
Bred by Samuel Darragh McGredy IV (1977).
Introduced in New Zealand by McGredy Roses International (New Zealand) as 'Angelita'.
Class:
Miniature.  
Bloom:
White.  Creamy white tinged pink.  None to mild fragrance.  35 to 40 petals.  Average diameter 1.25".  Large, full (26-40 petals), cluster-flowered, in small clusters, globular, rosette bloom form.  Blooms in flushes throughout the season.  Small, ovoid buds.  
Habit:
Short, armed with thorns / prickles, spreading.  Small, glossy, dark green foliage.  
Height of up to 1' (up to 30 cm).  Width of up to 1' (up to 30 cm).
Growing:
USDA zone 6b through 9b (default).  Can be used for container rose, cut flower or garden.  Produces decorative hips.  
Breeder's notes:
Angelita - Macangeli
Patents:
United States - Patent No: PP 5,849  on  13 Jan 1987   VIEW USPTO PATENT
Application  on  5 Mar 1985
Patented denomination is 'Macangeli'
Notes:
Nigel Pratt of Tasman Bay Roses says this rose has creamy white flowers that are tinged with pink...