'Hurdy Gurdy' rose Description
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Red blend Miniature.Registration name: MACplutoExhibition name:
Red and white, stripes. White with red stripes. Mild fragrance. 26 to 40 petals. In small clusters bloom form. Blooms in flushes throughout the season.
Tall. Small, semi-glossy foliage.
Height of 5' to 8' (150 to 245 cm).
USDA zone 6b and warmer. Disease susceptibility: very 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.
Hurdy Gurdy - Macpluto. Nicknamed Pluto.
New Zealand - Patent No: 419 on 14 Jul 1988
Application No: ROS233 on 25 Aug 1986
Trade Name: Hurdy Gurdy. PVR Terminated: July 14, 1997.
United States - Patent No: PP 8,503 on 21 Dec 1993 VIEW USPTO PATENT
Application on 17 Dec 1990
Hades (to the Greeks), Pluto (to the Romans), brother of Zeus, god of the underworld, death.