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'Red Scentsation ™' rose Description
'Red Scentsation ™' rose photo
Photo courtesy of Susan Murphy
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Medium red Miniature.
Registration name: SAVared
Exhibition name: Red Scentsation ™
Bred by Wendy R. White (United States, circa 1998).
Introduced in United States by Nor' East Miniature Roses in 2003 as 'Red Scentsation'.
Red.  Cardinal red.  Strong fragrance.  23 to 28 petals.  Average diameter 2".  Large, double (17-25 petals), borne mostly solitary, in small clusters bloom form.  Blooms in flushes throughout the season.  Medium buds.  
Medium, bushy, upright, well-branched.  Medium, matte, dark green foliage.  3 to 7 leaflets.  

Height: 18" to 30" (45 to 75cm).  Width: up to 20" (up to 50cm).
USDA zone 5b through 10b.  Can be used for beds and borders, container rose, cut flower or garden.  Hardy.  Disease susceptibility: 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.  Requires spring freeze protection (see glossary - Spring freeze protection) .  Can be grown in the ground or in a container (container requires winter protection).  Feed this rose well.  
Breeder's notes:
Petals may be flushed or streaked with burgandy.
United States - Patent No: PP 16,040  on  18 Oct 2005   VIEW USPTO PATENT
Application No: 10/750,524  on  30 Dec 2003
Inventors: White; Wendy R. (Ipswich, MA)
Assignee: Nor'East Miniature Roses (Arroyo Grande, CA)
The seed parent is `Taxi` (not under patent protection). The pollen parent is an unintroduced seedling of [`Party Girl` (U.S. Plant Pat. No. 4,598) by `SAVaspark` (U.S. Pat. No. 9,799)] by `MACgenev`, (U.S. Plant Pat. No. 8,279).....description in outline form pertaining specifically to this new and distinct variety of miniature rose plant as observed at 4 years of age
The medium red blossoms are borne on long cutting stems.