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'Peter Cottontail ™' rose Description
'Peter Cottontail ™' rose photo
Photo courtesy of Bob_71
Availability:
Commercially available
Synonyms:
HMF Ratings:
9 favorite votes.  
ARS:
White, near white or white blend Mini-Flora.
Registration name: Marpeter
Exhibition name: Peter Cottontail ™
Origin:
Bred by Robert B. Martin, Jr. (United States, 2004).
Introduced in United States by Rosemania in 2004.
Class:
Mini-Flora, Patio.  
Bloom:
Cream to light yellow.  None to mild fragrance.  Average diameter 2".  Large, double (17-25 petals), borne mostly solitary, exhibition bloom form.  Blooms in flushes throughout the season.  
Habit:
Tall, bushy.  Medium, semi-glossy, medium green foliage.  
Height of up to 3' (up to 90 cm).  
Growing:
USDA zone 6b through 9b (default).  Can be used for beds and borders, container rose, cut flower, exhibition or garden.  Disease susceptibility: very disease resistant.  Remove spent blooms to encourage re-bloom.  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.  
Breeder's notes:
Exhibition/high-centered, disease-resistant, thornless except on main canes, bristles on rachis
Notes:
 
 
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