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'Cheer Up' rose Description
'Cheer Up' rose photo
Photo courtesy of Dave and Deb Boyd
Availability:
Commercially available
Synonyms:
HMF Ratings:
17 favorite votes.  
Average rating: GOOD.  
ARS:
Orange or orange-red Miniature.
Registration name: TINcheer
Exhibition name: Cheer Up
Origin:
Bred by Cecilia L. (Dee) Bennett (United States, 1986).
Introduced in United States by Tiny Petals Miniature Rose Nursery Historic Archive as 'Cheer Up'.
Class:
Miniature.  
Bloom:
Orange or orange-red.  Mild fragrance.  28 petals.  Average diameter 1.5".  Large, borne mostly solitary, cluster-flowered, in small clusters, urn-shaped bloom form.  Blooms in flushes throughout the season.  
Habit:
Medium, bushy, upright.  Medium, semi-glossy, dark green foliage.  
Height of 2' to 3' (60 to 90 cm).  
Growing:
USDA zone 5b through 10b.  Can be used for beds and borders, container rose, cut flower or garden.  Produces decorative hips.  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.  
Patents:
United States - Patent No: PP 6,456   VIEW USPTO PATENT
Notes:
Tiny Petals Nursery says Cheer Up is orange-red and was introduced on February 2, 1986.