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'Red Scentsation ™' rose Description
'Red Scentsation ™' rose photo
Photo courtesy of cloudia
Availability:
Commercially available
Synonyms:
HMF Ratings:
22 favorite votes.  
Average rating: EXCELLENT-.  
ARS:
Medium red Miniature.
Registration name: SAVared
Exhibition name: Red Scentsation ™
Origin:
Bred by Wendy R. White (United States, circa 1998).
Introduced in United States by Nor' East Miniature Roses in 2003 as 'Red Scentsation'.
Class:
Miniature.  
Bloom:
Red.  Strong fragrance.  23 to 27 petals.  Average diameter 2".  Large, double (17-25 petals), borne mostly solitary, in small clusters bloom form.  Blooms in flushes throughout the season.  Medium buds.  
Habit:
Medium, bushy, upright, well-branched.  Medium, matte, dark green foliage.  3 to 7 leaflets.  
Height of 18" to 30" (45 to 75 cm).  Width of up to 20" (up to 50 cm).
Growing:
USDA zone 5b through 10b.  Can be used for beds and borders, container rose, cut flower or garden.  Hardy.  Disease susceptibility: disease resistant.  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.  Requires spring freeze protection (see glossary - Spring freeze protection) .  Can be grown in the ground or in a container (container requires winter protection).  Feed this rose well.  
Breeder's notes:
Petals may be flushed or streaked with burgandy.
Patents:
United States - Patent No: PP 16,040  on  18 Oct 2005   VIEW USPTO PATENT
Application No: 10/750,524  on  30 Dec 2003
Notes:
The medium red blossoms are borne on long cutting stems.