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'Marriotta' rose Description
'Marriotta' rose photo
Photo courtesy of Rosaholic's Southern California Garden
Availability:
Commercially available
Synonyms:
HMF Ratings:
19 favorite votes.  
Average rating: EXCELLENT.  
ARS:
Deep pink Miniature.
Registration name: MACcricke
Exhibition name: Marriotta
Origin:
Bred by Samuel Darragh McGredy IV (1981).
Introduced in New Zealand by McGredy Roses International (New Zealand) as 'Marriotta'.
Class:
Miniature.  
Bloom:
Deep pink.  Mild fragrance.  20 petals.  Average diameter 1.5".  Large, full (26-40 petals), cluster-flowered, in small clusters bloom form.  Blooms in flushes throughout the season.  
Habit:
Short, bushy.  Small, semi-glossy, medium green foliage.  
Growing:
USDA zone 6b and warmer.  Can be used for beds and borders, container rose, cut flower or garden.  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.  
Breeder's notes:
Marriotta - Maccricke. Nicknamed Cricket
Patents:
United States - Patent No: PP 9,413  on  2 Jan 1996   VIEW USPTO PATENT
Application  on  30 Sep 1994
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