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'The Governator ™' rose Description
'The Governator ™' rose photo
Photo courtesy of Chris Greenwood
Availability:
Commercially available
Synonyms:
HMF Ratings:
6 favorite votes.  
ARS:
Orange or orange-red Mini-Flora.
Registration name: GREnewgov
Exhibition name: The Governator ™
Origin:
Bred by Chris Greenwood (United States, 2003).
Class:
Mini-Flora, Patio.  
Bloom:
Orange or orange-red.  None / no fragrance.  26 to 40 petals.  Average diameter 2.5".  Medium, full (26-40 petals), borne mostly solitary, exhibition bloom form.  Blooms in flushes throughout the season.  
Habit:
Medium, compact.  Matte, medium green foliage.  
Height of 1' to 2' (30 to 60 cm).  
Growing:
USDA zone 6b through 9b (default).  Can be used for beds and borders, container rose, cut flower, exhibition or garden.  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:
Flowers long-lasting; exhibition form.
Notes:
 
 
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