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'Gingerbread Man ®' rose Description
'Gingerbread Man ® (Miniature, Olesen, 1994)' rose photo
Photo courtesy of Calif Sue
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Apricot or apricot blend Miniature.
Registration name: POUlxas
Exhibition name: Gingerbread Man ®
Bred by L. Pernille Olesen (Denmark, 1994). Bred by Mogens Nyegaard Olesen (Denmark, 1994).
Introduced in Denmark by Poulsen Roser A/S as 'Gingerbread Man'.
Introduced in United States by Weeks Wholesale Rose Grower, Inc. in 1995 as 'Gingerbread Man'.
Miniature.  PatioHit ® Collection.  
Apricot or apricot blend.  None to mild, fruity fragrance.  55 to 72 petals.  Average diameter 1.75".  Very large, very full (41+ petals), cluster-flowered, in small clusters, cupped, quartered bloom form.  Blooms in flushes throughout the season.  
Medium, bushy, upright.  Small, semi-glossy, dark green foliage.  
Height of 16" to 20" (40 to 50 cm).  
USDA zone 6b and warmer.  Can be used for beds and borders, container rose, cut flower or garden.  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.  Requires spring freeze protection (see glossary - Spring freeze protection) .  Can be grown in the ground or in a container (container requires winter protection).  
United States - Patent No: PP 9,420  on  9 Jan 1996   VIEW USPTO PATENT
Application No: 08/367,811  on  3 Jan 1995
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