'Born Free' rose Description
Photo courtesy of Joan E. Richardson
Orange or orange-red Miniature.
Registration name: Born Free
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 of 1' to 14" (30 to 35 cm).
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