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'Figurine ™' rose Description
'Figurine ™ (miniature, Benardella 1991)' rose photo
Photo courtesy of Judy Singer's Garden
Availability:
Commercially available
Synonyms:
BENfig
HMF Ratings:
12 favorite votes.  
Average rating: EXCELLENT.  
ARS:
White, near white or white blend Miniature.
Exhibition name: Figurine ™
Origin:
Bred by Frank A. Benardella (United States, 1991).
Class:
Florists Rose, Miniature.  
Bloom:
White, pink edges.  None to mild, rose fragrance.  26 to 30 petals.  Average diameter 2".  Very large, full (26-40 petals), borne mostly solitary, cluster-flowered, in small clusters, exhibition, high-centered to cupped, reflexed bloom form.  Blooms in flushes throughout the season.  Pointed buds.  
Habit:
Medium, bushy.  Large, semi-glossy, medium green, leathery foliage.  
Height of 18" to 20" (45 to 50 cm).  Width of 18" (45 cm).
Growing:
USDA zone 6b and warmer.  Can be used for beds and borders, container rose, cut flower or garden.  Vigorous.  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.  
Patents:
Australia - Application No: 1993/149  on  1993   VIEW PBR PATENT
 
United States - Patent No: PP 8,020  on  3 Nov 1992   VIEW USPTO PATENT
Application  on  28 Feb 1991
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