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'MAN 1/92' rose Description
'MAN 1/92' rose photo
Photo courtesy of Mander, George
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Bred by George Mander (Canada).
Purple, white center, white reverse.  Mild fragrance.  20 to 30 petals.  Average diameter 4".  Medium, full (26-40 petals), borne mostly solitary, exhibition bloom form.  Moderate, continuous (perpetual) bloom throughout the season.  Medium buds.  
Medium, upright.  Medium, semi-glossy, medium green foliage.  3 to 5 leaflets.  
Height of 3' to 40" (90 to 100 cm).  Width of 15" to 20" (40 to 50 cm).
USDA zone 5b and warmer.  Can be used for cut flower, exhibition, garden or landscape.  Vigorous.  benefits from winter protection in colder climates.  prefers full sun.  shade tolerant.  Disease susceptibility: very disease resistant, blackspot resistant, mildew resistant, rust resistant.  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.  Remove old canes and dead or diseased wood..  Cut back one-half every other year.  Feed this rose well.  Needs little care; relatively disease-free and quite hardy.  Prune lightly until this rose gets established (about two years), then prune it back by about a third..  Remove spent blooms only.  
Breeder's notes:
This rose is really "Purple" not just mauve ! SEE PHOTOS which are true to color !
This is a sister seedling of my Miniature 'Rubies 'n' Pearls'.
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