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'Unconditional Love' rose Description
'Unconditional Love (miniature moss, Barden 2003)' rose photo
Photo courtesy of Rev Roses
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HMF Ratings:
15 favorite votes.  
Average rating: EXCELLENT-.  
Dark red Miniature.
Registration name: ARDwesternstar
Exhibition name: Unconditional Love
Bred by Paul Barden (United States, 2003).
Introduced in United States by The Uncommon Rose Historic Archive in 2006 as 'Unconditional Love'.
Miniature, Moss.  
Dark red.  None to mild fragrance.  41 petals.  Average diameter 1.5".  Medium, very full (41+ petals), in large clusters, old-fashioned bloom form.  Spring or summer flush with scattered later bloom.  Mossed buds.  
Tall, bushy, upright.  Medium, glossy, medium green foliage.  

Height: up to 2' (up to 60cm).  
USDA zone 5b through 11.  Can be used for beds and borders, container rose, cut flower or garden.  Very vigorous.  heat tolerant.  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:
Mossy buds, scented of balsam and lemon; color holds very well; blooms self-clean.

This is one of the MOST DISEASE FREE miniature roses I have ever grown.
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