'Amy Grant' rose Description
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Light pink Mini-Flora.Registration name: TUCkamyExhibition name:
Light pink. Mild fragrance. 17 to 25 petals. Average diameter 1.75". Medium to large, double (17-25 petals), borne mostly solitary, high-centered bloom form. Blooms in flushes throughout the season.
Medium, thornless (or almost), upright. Medium, glossy, dark green foliage.
Height of 18" to 2' (45 to 60 cm).
USDA zone 5b and warmer. Can be used for beds and borders, container rose, cut flower or garden. Disease susceptibility: disease resistant. Requires spring freeze protection (see glossary - Spring freeze protection) .
United States - Patent No: PP 12,270 on 11 Dec 2001 VIEW USPTO PATENT
Application No: 476812 on 3 Jan 2000
Miniature rose plant named TUCkamy
Robert T. Tucker, Franklin, Tennessee
Parentage: 'Loving Touch' x 'White Masterpiece'
Commercial synonym: Amy Grant
... primarily identified by its light pink buds and flowers, hybrid tea form and glossy dark green foliage... moderately thorny... Medium fragrance... an average height by 14-24 inches... Bloom size: Medium to Large for a dwarf-type rose; Average open size is 2 to 3 inches across... Petalage: Double; Number of petals under normal conditions: 17-25... Sets Hips readily...
There's a color photograph of this rose in the November 1998 issue of the American Rose Society's American Rose magazine (p. 22).
Nor'East Miniature Roses is donating 50-cents for every Amy Grant rose they sell to support the operation of The Target House at St. Jude Children's Research Hospital in Memphis, Tennessee.