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'Little Tommy Tucker ™' rose Description
'Little Tommy Tucker ™' rose photo
Photo courtesy of Chill out! Roses
Availability:
Commercially available
Synonyms:
HMF Ratings:
17 favorite votes.  
ARS:
Medium yellow Miniature.
Registration name: TUCktommy
Exhibition name: Little Tommy Tucker ™
Origin:
Bred by Robbie Tucker (United States, 1998).
Class:
Miniature.  
Bloom:
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.  
Habit:
Height of 14" to 20" (35 to 50 cm).  
Growing:
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.  
Patents:
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...
Notes:
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).