'Beauty Secret' rose Description
Photo courtesy of Barden, Paul
Medium red Miniature.
Registration name: Beauty Secret
Exhibition name: Beauty Secret
Red. Strong, fruity, opinions vary fragrance. Average diameter 1.5". Very large, double (17-25 petals), borne mostly solitary, high-centered bloom form. Blooms in flushes throughout the season.
Medium, bushy. Small, glossy, leathery foliage.
Height of 14" to 2' (35 to 60 cm).
USDA zone 6b through 9b (default). Can be used for beds and borders, container rose, cut flower or garden. Requires spring freeze protection (see glossary - Spring freeze protection) . Can be grown in the ground or in a container (container requires winter protection).
Justice Miniature Roses says this rose is one of America's oldest and best known miniatures. The tihtly quilled, scarlet red petals are long and pointed. The showy form and excellent resistance long ago assured it a place in history. She still wins on the bench after 34 years...