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'Yantai' rose Description
'Yantai' rose photo
Photo courtesy of Dave and Deb Boyd
Availability:
Commercially available
Synonyms:
TINtai
HMF Ratings:
24 favorite votes.  
Average rating: EXCELLENT.  
ARS:
Yellow blend Mini-Flora.
Registration name: TINtai
Exhibition name: Yantai
Origin:
Bred by Cecilia L. (Dee) Bennett (United States, 1989).
Introduced in United States by Tiny Petals Miniature Rose Nursery Historic Archive in 1988 as 'Yantai'.
Class:
Mini-Flora, Patio.  
Bloom:
Yellow blend.  None to mild, fruity fragrance.  28 petals.  Average diameter 1.5".  Medium, full (26-40 petals), borne mostly solitary, cluster-flowered, in small clusters, classic hybrid tea bloom form.  Prolific, blooms in flushes throughout the season.  
Habit:
Medium, bushy, spreading, well-branched.  Medium, semi-glossy, dark green foliage.  
Height of up to 30" (up to 75 cm).  
Growing:
USDA zone 5b through 11.  Can be used for beds and borders, container rose, cut flower or garden.  Heat tolerant.  prefers full sun.  Disease susceptibility: very disease resistant.  Remove spent blooms to encourage re-bloom.  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 grown in the ground or in a container (container requires winter protection).  
Patents:
United States - Patent No: PP 7,962   VIEW USPTO PATENT
Notes:
Meg Peterson reports that this rose is shade tolerant.

Abundant blooms of pale cream to golden yellow with a soft pink blush give a deceptively fragile appearance to these fragrant flowers. The bush is fragrant and disease resistant.