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'Rainbow's End, Cl.' rose Description
'Rainbow's End, Cl.' rose photo
Photo courtesy of cottoncandycat
Availability:
Commercially available
Synonyms:
HMF Ratings:
30 favorite votes.  
Average rating: EXCELLENT-.  
ARS:
Yellow blend Miniature, Cl..
Registration name: SAVaclend
Exhibition name: Rainbow's End, Cl.
Origin:
Discovered by Sue O'Brien (United States, 1998).
Introduced in United States by Nor' East Miniature Roses in 1998 as 'Rainbow's End, Cl.'.
Class:
Climber, Miniature, Cl..  
Bloom:
Yellow blend, red edges.  None to mild fragrance.  30 to 36 petals.  Average diameter 1.75".  High-centered, ruffled bloom form.  Blooms in flushes throughout the season.  
Habit:
Bushy, climbing.  
Height of 6' to 12' (185 to 365 cm).  Width of 3' (90 cm).
Growing:
USDA zone 5b through 11.  Disease susceptibility: disease resistant, susceptible to blackspot .  
Patents:
United States - Patent No: PP 11,257  on  29 Feb 2000   VIEW USPTO PATENT
Application No: 998176  on  24 Dec 1997
Inventor: Susan M. O'Brien (Chula Vista, CA). Assignee: Nor'East Miniature Roses, Inc. (Rowley, MA). A new climbing miniature rose plant with many petalled yellow and red blend flowers... discovered as a climbing mutation of the variety SAValife (US Plant Pat. No. 5,482)... Among the novel characteristics possessed by this new variety which distinguishes it from its parent is its climbing rose habit, a larger quantity of thorns and the stem aspect is undulate instead of straight... Winter hardiness: needs protection in severe climates...
Notes:
The Saville family has been growing roses at Nor'East Miniature Roses in Rowley, Massachusetts, for over thirty years. Harm Saville started the ball rolling as his hobby of growing Miniature Roses grew into a business of not only growing roses but selling them as well. Now, his son, John, oversees the growing of a quarter million Miniature Roses each year. With that many roses at work, "you'd think the last thing I'd like to do is go home and take care of more roses," John says, "in fact, I have only about 50 roses at home and most of these are unnamed seedlings in my test garden. Of the introduced varieties in my yard, I have only three. A huge 'Climbing Rainbow's End' by the mailbox always attracts lots of attention. 'Jeanne Lajoie' graces the entryway near my front door and 'Absolutely' blooms its fool head off in the corner of the test garden (it's a graduate!)"