'Precious Dream' rose Description
Photo courtesy of Robert Neil Rippetoe
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Pink blend Hybrid Bracteata.Registration name: MORtimeExhibition name:
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.
Medium, bushy, thornless (or almost). Medium, semi-glossy, medium green foliage.
Height of 2' to 3' (60 to 90 cm).
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.
This rose is one from Ralph Moore's Crown Jewel Series bred from R. bracteata and registered as a Hybrid Bracteata.