'Baby Austin' rose Description
Photo courtesy of Garden of Joseph and Brenda Smith
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Apricot or apricot blend Miniature.Registration name: MORbabyExhibition name:
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.
Short, mounded. Small, glossy, dark green, dense foliage.
Height of 10" to 1' (25 to 30 cm).
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.
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.