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'Show 'n' Tell' rose Description
'Show 'n' Tell' rose photo
Photo courtesy of Rupert, Kim L.
Synonyms:
HMF Ratings:
33 favorite votes.  
ARS:
Orange blend Miniature.
Registration name: FOUtell
Exhibition name: Show 'n' Tell
Origin:
Bred by Betty A. Jacobs (United States, 1988).
Class:
Miniature, Patio.  
Bloom:
Orange-red, white reverse.  Mild, spice fragrance.  25 to 30 petals.  Average diameter 2".  Very large, double (17-25 petals), borne mostly solitary, cluster-flowered, in small clusters, high-centered to flat, reflexed bloom form.  Prolific, blooms in flushes throughout the season.  Long sepals, long, pointed buds.  
Habit:
Medium, bushy, rounded, well-branched.  Medium, semi-glossy, medium green, dense, leathery foliage.  
Height of 16" (40 cm).  
Growing:
USDA zone 6b and warmer.  Can be used for beds and borders, container rose, cut flower or garden.  Hardy.  vigorous.  produces decorative hips.  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.  Can be pruned to maintain a shorter habit.  
Patents:
United States - Patent No: PP 7,375  on  6 Nov 1990   VIEW USPTO PATENT
Application No: 354282  on  19 May 1989
Rose plant FOUtell
Betty A. Jacobs, Bakersfield, California
...a new and distinct variety of miniature rose plant characterized by bright orange-red buds and flowers with lighter near-white reverse on petals... Light fragrance... a normal height of 16 inches or more... Parentage: 'Rocky' x an unnamed buff-yellow seedling ('Matangi' x 'Honey Hill')... Commercial synonym: Show 'N' tell... Bloom size: Small, averaging about 50 mm (2")... Petalage: Double - averaging about 25-30 petals... Hips: Fairly plentiful, ball shaped, orange to russet...
Parentage:
Notes:
Sequoia Nursery says this rose is really a "handpainted" miniature...
Bright orange with a silver reverse...