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'Loving Touch ™' rose Description
'Loving Touch ™' rose photo
Photo courtesy of Dave and Deb Boyd
Availability:
Commercially available
HMF Ratings:
14 favorite votes.  
Average rating: EXCELLENT-.  
ARS:
Apricot or apricot blend Miniature.
Exhibition name: Loving Touch ™
Origin:
Bred by Nelson F. Jolly (United States, 1983).
Introduced in United States by Rosehill Farm as 'Loving Touch'.
Class:
Miniature.  
Bloom:
Apricot or apricot blend.  Mild fragrance.  Average diameter 3".  Blooms in flushes throughout the season.  
Habit:
Height of 1' to 30" (30 to 75 cm).  
Growing:
USDA zone 6b and warmer.  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).  
Patents:
United States - Patent No: PP 5,835   VIEW USPTO PATENT
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