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'Jim Dandy' rose Description
'Jim Dandy' rose photo
Photo courtesy of Woodbury, Celeste
Availability:
Commercially available
Synonyms:
BENjim
HMF Ratings:
14 favorite votes.  
ARS:
Red blend Miniature.
Registration name: BENjim
Exhibition name: Jim Dandy
Origin:
Bred by Frank A. Benardella (United States, 1988).
Class:
Miniature.  
Bloom:
Red, yellow reverse, ages to lighter .  None to mild, spice fragrance.  Average diameter 3".  Medium, double (17-25 petals), high-centered bloom form.  Blooms in flushes throughout the season.  Pointed buds.  
Habit:
Medium, bushy, compact, thornless (or almost), upright.  Medium, semi-glossy, medium green foliage.  
Height of 2' to 3' (60 to 90 cm).  
Growing:
USDA zone 5b and warmer.  Can be used for beds and borders, container rose, cut flower or garden.  Heat tolerant.  Disease susceptibility: 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.  Requires spring freeze protection (see glossary - Spring freeze protection) .  
Patents:
United States - Patent No: PP 7,166  on  27 Feb 1990   VIEW USPTO PATENT
Application  on  15 Sep 1988
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