'Twister' rose Description
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Red blend Miniature, Cl..Registration name: MORtwisterExhibition name:
White blend, red stripes. Strong fragrance. Average diameter 1.5". Large, very full (41+ petals), cluster-flowered, in small clusters, rosette bloom form. Blooms in flushes throughout the season.
Tall, climbing, upright, well-branched. Medium, semi-glossy, medium green foliage.
Height of 3' to 5' (90 to 150 cm).
USDA zone 6b through 9b (default). Can be used for beds and borders, cut flower, garden, hedge or shrub. Can be grown as a shrub. Remove spent blooms to encourage re-bloom. Can be pruned to maintain a shorter habit. Remove unproductive wood every third year or so.
Per "official Sequoia documentation" the seed parent of this rose is Mr. Moore's 1-72-1. The listing here is not in error, it just lists the cross instead of the specific rose. Kim Rupert
Sequoia Nursery says this rose is a vigorous low climber that produces very double red and white striped flowers...