'Amber Star' rose Description
Photo courtesy of Barry Baker
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Orange blend Miniature.Registration name: MANstarExhibition name:
Amber - orange, golden-yellow reverse. None to mild fragrance. 26 to 40 petals. Average diameter 2". Very large, full (26-40 petals), cluster-flowered, in small clusters, high-centered bloom form. Blooms in flushes throughout the season.
Tall, upright. Medium, glossy, dark green foliage.
Height of 2' to 30" (60 to 75 cm).
USDA zone 6b and warmer. Can be used for beds and borders, container rose, cut flower or garden. Disease susceptibility: very disease resistant. 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) .
United States - Application No: 20020073450 on 12 Jun 2002
Miniature rose plant
George Mander, Coquitlam, Canada
... blooms of salmon and medium yellow coloration... Breeding: Sport of Glowing Amber... Variety: Manstar... Flower: Average size when fully expanded: 2 inches... Number of petals under normal conditions: 35... As bloom ages: Orange changes to salmon in sunny weather... After three or more days: Salmon becomes lighter and changes towards yellow... high-centered... [Petals] do not drop off cleanly... Fragrance: none... cut flower [lasts in vase] 4 days... Height attained: about 30 inches... Resistance to Disease: Blackspot: good Mildew: good Rust: good... Winter hardness.--Protection is needed below 10 degrees Fahrenheit; mounding canes with soil or mulch should provide the needed protection...
The Mini-Rose Garden
says Amber Star
is a sport of 'Glowing Amber' with blooms that open amber/orange on the inside with yellow at the base and a golden yellow reverse that becomes pink/cream when fully open... This rose has already been a show winner in the Pacific Northwest...
In an article entitled Discovery in the Rosebanks Newsletter, Jim Pazdzierski writes about discovering a sport in 'Glowing Amber': "I retained all rights in Canada under the registered name of 'Brittany's Glowing Star'. I offered George Mander all international rights, as he was the hybridizer of the parent plant and has a well-established international marketing network in place. Outside of Canada, he registered the rose as 'Amber Star'... I am grateful to those who supported me, especially George Mander."