'Brighton Cardinals' rose Description
Photo courtesy of Gail Beasley
Red blend Miniature.Registration name: WelcardExhibition name:
Red blend, red edges, white reverse. None to mild fragrance. 26 to 40 petals. Average diameter 0.75". Small, full (26-40 petals), borne mostly solitary bloom form. Blooms in flushes throughout the season.
Medium, upright. Medium, semi-glossy, medium green foliage.
Height of 2" to 3" (5 to 8 cm).
USDA zone 6b through 9b (default). Can be used for beds and borders, container rose, cut flower, exhibition or garden. Remove spent blooms to encourage re-bloom. 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.