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'Tropical Twist' rose Description
'Tropical Twist' rose photo
Photo courtesy of Jennifer & Jim Hughes
Availability:
Commercially available
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ARS:
Orange-pink Miniature.
Registration name: JACorca
Exhibition name: Tropical Twist
Origin:
Bred by John Walden (United States, 1998).
Introduced in United States by Bear Creek Gardens, Inc. in 1997 as 'Tropical Twist'.
Class:
Miniature.  
Bloom:
Orange-pink.  Flowers coral orange and apricot with yellow reverse.  Mild fragrance.  17 to 25 petals.  Blooms in flushes throughout the season.  
Habit:
Height of 20" to 3' (50 to 90 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.  
Patents:
United States - Patent No: PP 10,882  on  4 May 1999   VIEW USPTO PATENT

Miniature rose plant having flower color of coral orange with a light
yellow cream reverse; a compact, miniature rose habit; dark green, glossy
foliage having resistance to powdery mildew and rust; high centered,
pointed ovoid bud form; and high petal substance.



Inventors:
Walden; John K. (Thousand Oaks, CA)
Assignee:

Bear Creek Gardens, Inc.
(Medford,
OR)


Notes:
There's a color photograph of this rose in the November 1998 issue of the American Rose Society's American Rose magazine (p. 28).

It is described as "orange with creamy yellow reverse"