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'Carol-Jean' rose Description
'Carol-Jean' rose photo
Photo courtesy of Barden, Paul
Availability:
Commercially available
HMF Ratings:
18 favorite votes.  
ARS:
Deep pink Miniature.
Registration name: Carol-Jean
Origin:
Bred by Ralph S. Moore (United States, 1977).
Introduced in United States by Sequoia Nursery, Moore Miniature Roses Historic Archive in 1977 as 'Carol-Jean'.
Introduced in Australia by Roy H. Rumsey Pty. Ltd. in 1981 as 'Carol-Jean'.
Class:
Miniature.  
Bloom:
Deep pink.  Mild fragrance.  25 to 30 petals.  Average diameter 1".  Small, very double, borne mostly solitary, in small clusters, cupped-to-flat bloom form.  Prolific, blooms in flushes throughout the season.  Leafy sepals, pointed, ovoid buds.  
Habit:
Short, bushy, rounded, well-branched.  Small, semi-glossy, medium green foliage.  3 to 7 leaflets.  
Height of 1' to 14" (30 to 35 cm).  
Growing:
USDA zone 5b and warmer.  Can be used for beds and borders, cut flower or garden.  Hardy.  
Patents:
United States - Patent No: PP 4,277  on  11 Jul 1978   VIEW USPTO PATENT
Application No: 05/830,353  on  2 Sep 1977
The present variety of miniature rose was originated by me at Sequoia Nursery located at Visalia, Calif., under conditions of careful control and observation, as a cross between Pinocchio (U.S. Plant Pat. No. 484, expired -- Floribunda) as the seed parent and Little Chief (miniature not patented) as the pollen parent.
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