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'Spice Drop ™' rose Description
'Spice Drop ™' rose photo
Photo courtesy of Cavallo
Availability:
Commercially available
Synonyms:
HMF Ratings:
16 favorite votes.  
Average rating: FAIR+.  
ARS:
Orange-pink Miniature.
Registration name: SAVswet
Exhibition name: Spice Drop ™
Origin:
Bred by F. Harmon Saville (United States, 1982).
Introduced in United States by Nor' East Miniature Roses as 'Spice Drop'.
Introduced in United States by Greenheart Farms in 2010 as 'Gemstone'.
Class:
Miniature.  
Bloom:
Orange-pink.  Mild fragrance.  35 petals.  Average diameter 1".  Double (17-25 petals), exhibition bloom form.  Blooms in flushes throughout the season.  
Habit:
Bushy, compact.  
Height of 6" to 1' (15 to 30 cm).  
Growing:
USDA zone 8a through 10b.  Disease susceptibility: disease resistant.  Requires spring freeze protection (see glossary - Spring freeze protection) .  
Patents:
United States - Patent No: PP 5,089  on  23 Apr 1983   VIEW USPTO PATENT
Application No: 06/382,589  on  27 May 1982
Notes:
Please see References for clarification of parentage.