'Born Free' rose Description
Photo courtesy of David Giroux
Orange or orange-red Miniature.
Registration name: Born Free (miniature, Moore, 1978)
Orange or orange-red. Color near current red, overlaid or veined with darker shades. None to mild fragrance. 20 petals. Average diameter 1.5". Large, double (17-25 petals), cluster-flowered, in small clusters, cupped-to-flat bloom form. Prolific, blooms in flushes throughout the season.
Short, bushy, compact, rounded, well-branched. Small, semi-glossy, medium green, dense, leathery foliage.
Height: 1' to 14" (30 to 35cm).
USDA zone 6b through 9b (default). Can be used for beds and borders, container rose or garden. Hardy. vigorous. Can be pruned to maintain a shorter habit.
United States - Patent No: PP 4,454 on 21 Aug 1979 VIEW USPTO PATENT
Application No: 05/935,733 on 21 Jun 1978