'Herbie' rose Description
Photo courtesy of Dave and Deb Boyd
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Mauve or mauve blend Miniature.Registration name: TINherbExhibition name:
Mauve or purple blend. Mild fragrance. 25 to 30 petals. Average diameter 1.5". Blooms in flushes throughout the season.
Bushy, spreading, upright.
Height of 1' to 2' (30 to 60 cm).
USDA zone 6b through 10b. 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.
Tiny Petals Nursery says Herbie was introduced on January 1, 1987. Rich lavender blooms with a flawless exhibition form. Excellent for cutting stems or creating a dazzling garden display. The plant form is spreading and upright.