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'China Doll' rose Description
'China Doll' rose photo
Photo courtesy of Joe Truskot
Availability:
Commercially available
HMF Ratings:
28 favorite votes.  
Average rating: EXCELLENT-.  
ARS:
Medium pink Polyantha.
Registration name: China Doll
Exhibition name: China Doll
Origin:
Bred by Dr. Walter E. Lammerts (United States, before 1946).
Class:
Floribunda, Polyantha.  
Bloom:
Pink.  Mild fragrance.  24 to 25 petals.  Average diameter 1.5".  Small, double (17-25 petals) bloom form.  Continuous (perpetual) bloom throughout the season.  
Habit:
Height of 1' to 30" (30 to 75 cm).  
Growing:
USDA zone 6b and warmer.  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.  Requires spring freeze protection (see glossary - Spring freeze protection) .  Can be grown in the ground or in a container (container requires winter protection).  
Patents:
United States - Patent No: PP 678  on  9 Apr 1946   VIEW USPTO PATENT
Ploidy:
Diploid
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