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'Shortcake ™' rose Description
'Shortcake ™' rose photo
Photo courtesy of Akirarica
Availability:
Commercially available
Synonyms:
HMF Ratings:
23 favorite votes.  
Average rating: EXCELLENT-.  
ARS:
Red blend Miniature.
Registration name: KEIbelmi
Exhibition name: Shortcake ™
Origin:
Bred by Seizo Suzuki (Japan, before 1981).
Introduced in Japan by Keisei Rose Nurseries Inc. in 1981 as 'Shortcake'.
Introduced in United States by Bear Creek Gardens, Inc. in 1991 as 'Shortcake'.
Class:
Miniature.  
Bloom:
Red, white reverse.  None to mild fragrance.  30 to 35 petals.  Large, full (26-40 petals), cupped bloom form.  Blooms in flushes throughout the season.  
Habit:
Height of up to 39" (up to 100 cm).  
Growing:
USDA zone 6b through 9b (default).  
Patents:
United States - Patent No: PP 8,602  on  22 Feb 1994   VIEW USPTO PATENT
Application No: 07/830,210  on  30 Jan 1992

A new miniature rose created by crossing two unnamed varieties is
characterized by its red and white bicolor flowers, its healthy, dark
green, glossy and disease-resistant foliage, its abundance of flowers, its
seven-leaflet leaves and its pleasant, light fragrance.



Inventors:
Suzuki; Seizo (Yachiyo, JP)
Assignee:
Bear Creek Gardens, Inc.
(Medford,
OR)


Notes:
Source: http://item.rakuten.co.jp/baranoie/c/0000003142
http://item.rakuten.co.jp/baranoie/10017171/#10017171