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'Alicante' rose Description
'Alicante' rose photo
Photo courtesy of Simon Voorwinde
Availability:
Commercially available
Synonyms:
HMF Ratings:
22 favorite votes.  
Average rating: FAIR+.  
ARS:
Deep pink Mini-Flora.
Exhibition name: Alicante
Origin:
Bred by Mogens Nyegaard Olesen (Denmark, 2003).
Introduced in Denmark by Poulsen Roser A/S in 2004 as 'Alicante Hit'.
Class:
Mini-Flora.  PatioHit ® Collection.  
Bloom:
Deep pink.  35 to 40 petals.  Average diameter 4.75".  Medium, full (26-40 petals), cluster-flowered, in small clusters, rosette bloom form.  Continuous (perpetual) bloom throughout the season.  
Habit:
Short, bushy, compact, upright.  Glossy foliage.  
Height of 8" to 4' (20 to 120 cm).  Width of 8" to 2' (20 to 60 cm).
Growing:
USDA zone 6b through 9b (default).  Can be used for beds and borders, container rose or cut flower.  Vigorous.  
Patents:
United States - Patent No: PP 17,509  on  20 Mar 2007   VIEW USPTO PATENT
Application No: 11/240,013  on  29 Sep 2005

A new miniature rose plant that has abundant, light red flowers and
attractive foliage. The variety successfully propagates from softwood
cuttings and is suitable for year-round production in commercial
glasshouses. This new and distinct variety has shown to be uniform and
stable in the resulting generations from asexual propagation.



Inventors:
Olesen; Mogens N. (Fredensborg, DK)
Assignee:

Poulsen Roser A/S
(Fredensborg,
DK)


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