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'Cri-Cri' rose Description
'Cri-Cri' rose photo
Photo courtesy of Inuktikut
Availability:
Commercially available
Synonyms:
HMF Ratings:
17 favorite votes.  
ARS:
Orange blend Miniature.
Registration name: MEIcri
Exhibition name: Cricri ® (miniature, Meilland, 1958)
Origin:
Bred by Francis Meilland (1912-1958) (France, before 1958).
Introduced in Australia by Roy H. Rumsey Pty. Ltd. in 1960 as 'Cricri'.
Class:
Miniature.  
Bloom:
Carmine-pink to pink.  Small, very double bloom form.  Blooms in flushes throughout the season.  
Habit:
Short, bushy, well-branched.  Leathery foliage.  

Height: 14" (35cm).  
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:
Patent status unknown (to HelpMeFind).
Notes:
See also 'Cricri' introduced by the nursery De Coninck-Dervaes in 1955
Meilland described the colour as Carmine-pink passing to Neyron pink, none of the coral and salmon shaded reported overseas.
 
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