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'Gingerbread Man ®' rose Description
'Gingerbread Man ® (Miniature, Olesen, 1994)' rose photo
Photo courtesy of aprille
Availability:
Commercially available
Synonyms:
HMF Ratings:
17 favorite votes.  
ARS:
Apricot or apricot blend Miniature.
Registration name: POUlxas
Exhibition name: Gingerbread Man ®
Origin:
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'.
Class:
Miniature.  PatioHit ® Collection.  
Bloom:
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.  
Habit:
Medium, bushy, upright.  Small, semi-glossy, dark green foliage.  
Height of 16" to 20" (40 to 50 cm).  
Growing:
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).  
Patents:
United States - Patent No: PP 9,420  on  9 Jan 1996   VIEW USPTO PATENT
Application No: 08/367,811  on  3 Jan 1995
Notes:
Michael at Michael's Premier Roses says the rose is pumpkin orange and looks like an English Rose with its cupped-shaped blooms...
Justice Miniature Roses says this rose is a scintillating shade of amber, heavily petalled and quite buxom...