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'A.R.S. Centennial' rose Description
'American Rose Centennial ™ (miniature., Saville, 1991)' rose photo
Photo courtesy of VAIrishRose
Availability:
Commercially available
HMF Ratings:
28 favorite votes.  
Average rating: EXCELLENT.  
ARS:
Pink blend Miniature.
Registration name: SAVars
Exhibition name: A.R.S. Centennial,  American Rose Centennial ™
Origin:
Bred by F. Harmon Saville (United States, before 1989).
Introduced in United States by Nor' East Miniature Roses in 1991 as 'American Rose Centennial'.
Class:
Miniature.  
Bloom:
Pink and white.  Creamy whited, edged soft pink.  None to mild, spice fragrance.  up to 50 petals.  Average diameter 1.5".  Very full (41+ petals), borne mostly solitary, cluster-flowered, in small clusters, exhibition, high-centered bloom form.  Blooms in flushes throughout the season.  Ovoid buds.  
Habit:
Medium, bushy, compact.  Medium, semi-glossy, dark green foliage.  
Height of 15" to 18" (40 to 45 cm).  
Growing:
USDA zone 4b through 10b.  Can be used for beds and borders, container rose, cut flower or exhibition.  Disease susceptibility: disease resistant.  Remove spent blooms to encourage re-bloom.  Requires spring freeze protection (see glossary - Spring freeze protection) .  
Breeder's notes:
Be careful not to over water
Patents:
United States - Patent No: PP 8,181   VIEW USPTO PATENT
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