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'Heidi' rose Description
'Heidi (Miniature, Christensen 1978)' rose photo
Photo courtesy of Enrique Munoz Ramirez
Availability:
Commercially available
Synonyms:
AROdi
HMF Ratings:
12 favorite votes.  
ARS:
Medium pink Miniature.
Registration name: AROdi
Exhibition name: Heidi
Origin:
Bred by Jack E. Christensen (United States, before 1977).
Introduced in United States by Armstrong Nursery in 1978 as 'Heidi'.
Class:
Miniature, Moss.  
Bloom:
Pink.  Mild to strong fragrance.  25 to 60 petals.  Average diameter 1.5".  Very large, full (26-40 petals), borne mostly solitary, cluster-flowered, in small clusters bloom form.  Blooms in flushes throughout the season.  Mossed buds.  
Habit:
Short, spreading, upright.  Glossy, leathery foliage.  
Growing:
USDA zone 6b through 10b.  Vigorous.  Disease susceptibility: very mildew 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.  
Patents:
United States - Patent No: PP 4,355  on  26 Dec 1978   VIEW USPTO PATENT
Application No: 05/864,244  on  27 Dec 1977
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