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'Loyal Friend' rose Description
'Loyal Friend' rose photo
Photo courtesy of Auntie_S
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White, near white or white blend Mini-Flora.
Registration name: Loyal Friend
Exhibition name: Loyal Friend
Bred by B.C. Gardner (United States, before 1996).
Mini-Flora, Shrub.  
White, yellow center.  Moderate, sweet fragrance.  Average diameter 2".  Small to medium, semi-double (9-16 petals), cluster-flowered, flat bloom form.  Prolific, blooms in flushes throughout the season.  Small buds.  
Medium, armed with thorns / prickles, bushy, dense, rounded, spreading, well-branched.  Medium, glossy, dark green foliage.  5 to 7 leaflets.  
Height of 5' to 6' (150 to 185 cm).  Width of 6' to 7' (185 to 215 cm).
USDA zone 2b through 8b.  Can be used for garden or hedge.  Very hardy.  very vigorous.  can be grown as a shrub.  Disease susceptibility: very disease resistant.  Can be pruned to maintain a shorter habit.  Needs little care; relatively disease-free and quite hardy.  
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The ARS class of Mini-Flora protested. The plant is a Hybrid Multiflora shrub!
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