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'Roller Coaster' rose Description
'Roller Coaster' rose photo
Photo courtesy of dee choi
Availability:
Commercially available
Synonyms:
HMF Ratings:
33 favorite votes.  
Average rating: EXCELLENT.  
ARS:
Red blend Miniature.
Registration name: MACminmo
Exhibition name: Roller Coaster
Origin:
Bred by Samuel Darragh McGredy IV (1980).
Introduced in New Zealand by McGredy Roses International (New Zealand) as 'Roller Coaster'.
Class:
Climber, Miniature, Miniature, Cl..  
Bloom:
Red blend, stripes.  Red and white striped.  None to mild fragrance.  6 to 15 petals.  Average diameter 2.5".  Semi-double (9-16 petals), in large clusters, flat bloom form.  Continuous (perpetual) bloom throughout the season.  Small, pointed, ovoid buds.  
Habit:
Arching, climbing, spreading.  Small, glossy, medium green foliage.  
Height of 5' (150 cm).  
Growing:
USDA zone 6b through 9b (default).  
Breeder's notes:
Roller Coaster - Macminimo. Nicknamed Minnie Mouse
Patents:
United States - Patent No: PP 7,319  on  11 Sep 1990   VIEW USPTO PATENT

A rose variety of the Shrub class is provided having a vigorous arching
habit of growth, dark green glossy foilage with bronze colored leaf
margins, small brightly colored flowers with unusual distinctive red and
white stripes and resistance to disease.



Inventors:
McGredy; Sam (Auckland, NZ)
Assignee:

Jackson & Perkins Company
(Medford,
OR)


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