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'TUCkamy' rose Description
'Amy Grant' rose photo
Photo courtesy of crisymei
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Light pink Mini-Flora.
Registration name: TUCkamy
Exhibition name: Amy Grant
Bred by Robbie Tucker (United States).
Introduced in United States by Nor' East Miniature Roses in 1999 as 'Amy Grant'.
Light pink.  Mild fragrance.  17 to 25 petals.  Average diameter 1.75".  Medium to large, double (17-25 petals), borne mostly solitary, high-centered bloom form.  Blooms in flushes throughout the season.  
Medium, few or no prickles/thorns, upright.  Medium, glossy, dark green foliage.  

Height: 18" to 2' (45 to 60cm).  
USDA zone 5b and warmer.  Can be used for beds and borders, container rose, cut flower or garden.  Disease susceptibility: disease resistant.  Requires spring freeze protection (see glossary - Spring freeze protection) .  
United States - Patent No: PP 12,270  on  11 Dec 2001   VIEW USPTO PATENT
Application No: 476812  on  3 Jan 2000
Miniature rose plant named TUCkamy
Robert T. Tucker, Franklin, Tennessee
Parentage: 'Loving Touch' x 'White Masterpiece'
Commercial synonym: Amy Grant
... primarily identified by its light pink buds and flowers, hybrid tea form and glossy dark green foliage... moderately thorny... Medium fragrance... an average height by 14-24 inches... Bloom size: Medium to Large for a dwarf-type rose; Average open size is 2 to 3 inches across... Petalage: Double; Number of petals under normal conditions: 17-25... Sets Hips readily...
There's a color photograph of this rose in the November 1998 issue of the American Rose Society's American Rose magazine (p. 22).

Nor'East Miniature Roses is donating 50-cents for every Amy Grant rose they sell to support the operation of The Target House at St. Jude Children's Research Hospital in Memphis, Tennessee.