'Lovely Fairy' rose Description
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Deep pink Polyantha.
Exhibition name: Lovely Fairy
Deep pink. Mild to strong, fruity fragrance. up to 25 petals. Average diameter 1.25". Small, double (17-25 petals), button-eye bloom form. Blooms in flushes throughout the season.
Height of 16" to 4' (40 to 120 cm). Width of 2' to 4' (60 to 120 cm).
USDA zone 4b through 10b. Can be used for ground cover. Shade tolerant. Disease susceptibility: very 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.
Australia - Application No: 1994/049 on 1994 VIEW PBR PATENT
United States - Patent No: PP 10,701 on 24 Nov 1998 VIEW USPTO PATENT
Application No: 08/738,877 on 28 Oct 1996
Breeder was Hette Spek.