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"Caldwell Pink" rose Description
'Pink Pet' rose photo
Photo courtesy of M. Regimbal (Missy_GardenWhimsy's Garden)
Availability:
Commercially available
Synonyms:
HMF Ratings:
46 favorite votes.  
Average rating: EXCELLENT.  
ARS:
Medium pink China.
Registration name: Pink Pet
Exhibition name: Pink Pet
Origin:
Bred by George Lilley (United Kingdom, 1928).
Class:
China / Bengale, Polyantha.  Earth Kind ™.  
Bloom:
Lilac pink.  None / no fragrance.  Large, double (17-25 petals), cluster-flowered bloom form.  Blooms in flushes throughout the season.  
Habit:
Compact, upright.  Glossy, medium green, attractive fall color foliage.  
Height of 3' to 4' (90 to 120 cm).  Width of 3' to 4' (90 to 120 cm).
Growing:
USDA zone 5b through 10b.  Can be used for container rose, garden or landscape.  Hardy.  heat tolerant.  shade tolerant.  Disease susceptibility: very disease resistant.  
Parentage:
Notes:
"Caldwell Pink" was found in Texas and is still sold under that name as a Polyantha. Pink Pet was originally sold and classified as a polyantha but was later reclassified as a China by the ARS.

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