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'Whimsy' rose Description
'Whimsy' rose photo
Photo courtesy of N. Calif May
Availability:
Commercially available
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HMF Ratings:
14 favorite votes.  
Average rating: GOOD+.  
ARS:
Pink blend Miniature.
Registration name: Wektebodoko
Exhibition name: Whimsy
Origin:
Bred by Christian Bédard (United States, before 2009).
Introduced in United States by Weeks Wholesale Rose Grower, Inc. in 2011 as 'Whimsy'.
Class:
Miniature.  
Bloom:
White, pink streaks, stripes, flecks, white reverse.  Flowers white painted with pink, reverse white.  None to mild fragrance.  18 to 25 petals.  Average diameter 2.25".  Medium, double (17-25 petals), cluster-flowered, in small clusters, cupped bloom form.  Blooms in flushes throughout the season.  Pointed, ovoid buds.  
Habit:
Short, bushy, rounded.  Medium, glossy, light green foliage.  3 to 7 leaflets.  
Height of 3" to 4" (8 to 10 cm).  Width of 43" to 5¼' (110 to 160 cm).
Growing:
Can be used for beds and borders, container rose, cut flower or garden.  
Patents:
United States - Patent No: PP 24,742  on  12 Aug 2014   VIEW USPTO PATENT
Application No: 13/694,365  on  26 Nov 2012
This invention relates to a new and distinct variety of Miniature Rose. It has as its seed parent the variety known as ‘WEKiscorou’ (not patented) and as its pollen parent the variety known as ‘RADtko’ (U.S. Plant Pat. No. 16,202)....The branches used for the photograph came from 3 to 4 year-old rose plants of the new variety grown outdoors in Pomona, Calif. in the month of November.
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