'Little Tommy Tucker ™' rose Description
Photo courtesy of Jean Marion
Medium yellow Miniature.Registration name: TUCktommyExhibition name:
Little Tommy Tucker ™
Yellow. None to mild fragrance. 15 to 25 petals. Average diameter 2". Medium, double (17-25 petals) bloom form. Blooms in flushes throughout the season.
Height of 14" to 20" (35 to 50 cm).
USDA zone 5b through 10b. Disease susceptibility: very disease resistant. 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.
United States - Patent No: PP 12,360 on 22 Jan 2002 VIEW USPTO PATENT
Application No: 477639 on 5 Jan 2000
Miniature rose plant named TUCktommy
Robert T. Tucker, Franklin, Tennessee
Parentage: 'Rise 'n Shine' x 'Captivation'
... primarily identified by its medium yellow buds and flowers, garden rose form and medium green matte foliage... No fragrance... an average height of 14-20 inches... Commercial synonym: Little Tommy Tucker... Average open size of bloom is 2.0 inches across... Petalage: Double; Number of petals under normal conditions: 15-25... Sets Hips readily...
The breeder named this rose for his father. There's a color photograph of this rose in the November 1998 issue of the American Rose Society's American Rose magazine (p. 25).