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'Precious Dream' rose Description
'Precious Dream' rose photo
Photo courtesy of Robert Neil Rippetoe
Availability:
Commercially available
Synonyms:
HMF Ratings:
16 favorite votes.  
Average rating: GOOD.  
ARS:
Pink blend Hybrid Bracteata.
Registration name: MORtime
Exhibition name: Precious Dream
Origin:
Bred by Ralph S. Moore (United States, 2001).
Introduced in United States by Sequoia Nursery, Moore Miniature Roses Historic Archive in 2002 as 'Precious Dream'.
Class:
Hybrid Bracteata.  
Bloom:
Pink blend.  Moderate fragrance.  26 to 40 petals.  Average diameter 2.5".  Medium, full (26-40 petals), in small clusters, old-fashioned bloom form.  Spring or summer flush with scattered later bloom.  
Habit:
Medium, bushy, thornless (or almost).  Medium, semi-glossy, medium green foliage.  
Height of 2' to 3' (60 to 90 cm).  
Growing:
USDA zone 6b through 9b (default).  Can be used for beds and borders, container rose, cut flower, garden, shrub or specimen.  Disease susceptibility: very disease resistant.  Remove spent blooms to encourage re-bloom.  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.  
Ploidy:
Tetraploid
Notes:
This rose is one from Ralph Moore's Crown Jewel Series bred from R. bracteata and registered as a Hybrid Bracteata.
 
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