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'Baby Austin' rose Description
'Baby Austin' rose photo
Photo courtesy of Woodbury, Celeste
Availability:
Commercially available
Synonyms:
HMF Ratings:
17 favorite votes.  
Average rating: EXCELLENT-.  
ARS:
Apricot or apricot blend Miniature.
Registration name: MORbaby
Exhibition name: Baby Austin
Origin:
Bred by Ralph S. Moore (United States, 2001).
Introduced in United States by Sequoia Nursery, Moore Miniature Roses Historic Archive in 2001 as 'Baby Austin'.
Class:
Miniature.  
Bloom:
Apricot or apricot blend.  Mild fragrance.  26 to 40 petals.  Average diameter 1".  Small, double (17-25 petals), old-fashioned, rosette bloom form.  Blooms in flushes throughout the season.  
Habit:
Short, mounded.  Small, glossy, dark green, dense foliage.  
Height of 10" to 1' (25 to 30 cm).  
Growing:
USDA zone 6b and warmer.  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.  
Notes:
Sequoia Nursery says this rose is a soft warm pink micro mini with old fashioned form and lots of petals. It's named for Kayla's baby brother, Austin, Ralph Moore's great grandson.


Parentage information comes from Kim Rupert.

 
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