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'Ruby Ruby ™' rose Description
'Ruby Ruby ™' rose photo
Photo courtesy of Rose Hound Garden - Johnston Family
Availability:
Commercially available
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HMF Ratings:
11 favorite votes.  
Average rating: GOOD+.  
ARS:
Miniature.
Registration name: WEKsactrumi
Exhibition name: Ruby Ruby ™
Origin:
Bred by Tom Carruth (United States, before 2000).
Introduced in United States by Weeks Wholesale Rose Grower, Inc. in 2004 as 'Ruby Ruby'.
Class:
Miniature.  
Bloom:
Cherry-red to ruby-red.  Mild, tea fragrance.  26 to 40 petals.  Average diameter 1.75".  Small to medium, full (26-40 petals), in small clusters, cupped-to-flat bloom form.  Blooms in flushes throughout the season.  Pointed, ovoid buds.  
Habit:
Medium, bushy, spreading.  Small, semi-glossy, dark green, leathery foliage.  3 to 5 leaflets.  
Height of 2' to 30" (60 to 75 cm).  Width of 39" to 47" (100 to 120 cm).
Growing:
USDA zone 6b through 9b (default).  Can be used for container rose, cut flower, garden or landscape.  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.  
Breeder's notes:
Shapely buds, nice clusters, stable color.
Patents:
United States - Patent No: PP 15,066  on  3 Aug 2004   VIEW USPTO PATENT
Application No: 10/687,058  on  15 Oct 2003
This invention relates to a new and distinct variety of Miniature Rose. It has as its seed parent the variety known as `POUlclaus` (U.S. Plant Pat. No. 9,063) and as its pollen parent an undisseminated seedling of my creation....The following description is of 3 to 4 year-old rose plants of the new variety grown outdoors in Upland, Calif. in the month of September.
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