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'Pink Petticoat' rose Description
'Pink Petticoat (miniature, Strawn, 1979)' rose photo
Photo courtesy of Rupert, Kim L.
Availability:
Commercially available
HMF Ratings:
19 favorite votes.  
Average rating: EXCELLENT.  
ARS:
Pink blend Miniature.
Registration name: Pink Petticoat
Origin:
Bred by Leslie E. (Gene) Strawn (United States, 1979).
Class:
Miniature.  
Bloom:
Cream, coral-pink edges.  Mild, sweet fragrance.  30 to 35 petals.  Average diameter 1.5".  Large, full (26-40 petals), borne mostly solitary, high-centered, ruffled bloom form.  Prolific, blooms in flushes throughout the season.  Medium, leafy sepals, long, pointed buds.  
Habit:
Medium, bushy, compact, thornless (or almost), upright, well-branched.  Small, semi-glossy, medium green, leathery foliage.  
Height of 1' to 14" (30 to 35 cm).  
Growing:
USDA zone 6b through 9b (default).  Can be used for cut flower or garden.  Very hardy.  vigorous.  produces decorative hips.  Can be pruned to maintain a shorter habit.  
Patents:
United States - Patent No: PP 4,636   VIEW USPTO PATENT
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