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'Amy Grant' rose Description
'Amy Grant' rose photo
Photo courtesy of Bob_71
Availability:
Commercially available
Synonyms:
HMF Ratings:
13 favorite votes.  
Average rating: EXCELLENT-.  
ARS:
Light pink Mini-Flora.
Registration name: TUCkamy
Exhibition name: Amy Grant
Origin:
Bred by Robbie Tucker (United States).
Introduced in United States by Nor' East Miniature Roses in 1999 as 'Amy Grant'.
Class:
Mini-Flora.  
Bloom:
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.  
Habit:
Medium, thornless (or almost), upright.  Medium, glossy, dark green foliage.  
Height of 18" to 2' (45 to 60 cm).  
Growing:
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) .  
Patents:
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...
Notes:
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.