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'MORbrown' rose Description
'Apricot Twist ™' rose photo
Photo courtesy of Barden, Paul
Availability:
Commercially available
Synonyms:
HMF Ratings:
14 favorite votes.  
Average rating: EXCELLENT-.  
ARS:
Apricot or apricot blend Miniature.
Registration name: MORbrown
Exhibition name: Apricot Twist ™
Origin:
Bred by Ralph S. Moore (United States, 1993).
Introduced in United States by Sequoia Nursery, Moore Miniature Roses Historic Archive in 1994 as 'Apricot Twist'.
Class:
Miniature.  
Bloom:
Apricot or apricot blend.  Mild fragrance.  15 to 25 petals.  Average diameter 2.75".  Blooms in flushes throughout the season.  
Habit:
Height of 1' to 19" (30 to 50 cm).  
Growing:
USDA zone 6b and warmer.  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.  Requires spring freeze protection (see glossary - Spring freeze protection) .  Can be grown in the ground or in a container (container requires winter protection).  
Patents:
United States - Patent No: PP 9,656   VIEW USPTO PATENT
Application  on  19 Jan 1995
Notes:
Sequoia Nursery says this rose has well-formed buds and double flowers of unique apricot yellow and brownish tints...