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'Baby Austin' rose Description
'Baby Austin' rose photo
Photo courtesy of Barden, Paul
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Average rating: EXCELLENT-.  
Apricot or apricot blend Miniature.
Registration name: MORbaby
Exhibition name: Baby Austin
Bred by Ralph S. Moore (United States, 2001).
Introduced in United States by Sequoia Nursery, Moore Miniature Roses Historic Archive in 2001 as 'Baby Austin'.
Apricot or apricot blend.  Mild fragrance.  26 to 40 petals.  Average diameter 1".  Small, double (17-25 petals), old-fashioned, rosette bloom form.  Blooms in flushes throughout the season.  
Short, mounded.  Small, glossy, dark green, dense foliage.  
Height of 10" to 1' (25 to 30 cm).  
USDA zone 6b and warmer.  Disease susceptibility: very disease resistant.  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.  
Sequoia Nursery says this rose is a soft warm pink micro mini with old fashioned form and lots of petals. It's named for Kayla's baby brother, Austin, Ralph Moore's great grandson.

Parentage information comes from Kim Rupert.

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