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'Neon Cowboy ™' rose Description
'Neon Cowboy ™' rose photo
Photo courtesy of Woodbury, Celeste
Availability:
Commercially available
Synonyms:
HMF Ratings:
10 favorite votes.  
ARS:
Red blend Miniature.
Registration name: WEKemilcho
Exhibition name: Neon Cowboy ™
Origin:
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'.
Class:
Miniature.  
Bloom:
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.  
Habit:
Short, compact.  Small, glossy, dark green foliage.  
Height of 2' to 3' (60 to 90 cm).  
Growing:
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..  
Patents:
United States - Patent No: PP 15,256  on  19 Oct 2004   VIEW USPTO PATENT
Application No: 10/719,264  on  20 Nov 2003
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