'Wistful ™' rose Description
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Mauve or mauve blend Miniature.Registration name: SAVawistExhibition name:
Lavender. Flowers lilac lavender. None to mild fragrance. 20 to 24 petals. Average diameter 1.5". Large, double (17-25 petals), borne mostly solitary, cluster-flowered, in small clusters, high-centered to flat bloom form. Blooms in flushes throughout the season.
Medium, bushy, thornless (or almost), upright. Small, semi-glossy, dark green foliage.
Height of 16" to 22" (40 to 55 cm).
USDA zone 5b through 9b. Can be used for beds and borders, container rose, cut flower or garden. Vigorous. 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.
United States - Patent No: PP 9,562 on 28 May 1996 VIEW USPTO PATENT
Application No: 08/364,595 on 27 Dec 1994
A new miniature rose with lavender flowers of good form.
Saville; F. Harmon (Rowley, MA)
Nor'East Miniature Roses, Inc.