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'Neon Cowboy ™' rose Description
'Neon Cowboy ™' rose photo
Photo courtesy of Imagination Rose
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Red blend Miniature.
Registration name: WEKemilcho
Exhibition name: Neon Cowboy ™
Bred by Tom Carruth (United States, before 2001).
Introduced in United States by Weeks Wholesale Rose Grower, Inc. in 2001 as 'Neon Cowboy'.
Introduced in Australia by Swane's Nursery/Swane Bros Pty Ltd in 2002 as 'Neon Cowboy'.
Red, yellow center.  None to mild fragrance.  Average diameter 1.5".  Single (4-8 petals), cluster-flowered, in small clusters bloom form.  Blooms in flushes throughout the season.  
Short, compact.  Small, glossy, dark green foliage.  
Height of 2' to 3' (60 to 90 cm).  
USDA zone 6b through 10b.  Can be used for beds and borders, container rose or garden.  Protect tender new spring growth from hard freezes that may cause canker, die-back and death of the plant. .  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.  Remove old canes and dead or diseased wood..  
United States - Patent No: PP 15,256  on  19 Oct 2004   VIEW USPTO PATENT
Application No: 10/719,264  on  20 Nov 2003