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'Sleeping Beauty' rose Description
'Sleeping Beauty (Mini-flora, White 2005)' rose photo
Photo courtesy of Kit
Availability:
Commercially available
Synonyms:
HMF Ratings:
11 favorite votes.  
Average rating: EXCELLENT-.  
ARS:
Mini-Flora.
Registration name: SAVasleep
Exhibition name: Sleeping Beauty
Origin:
Bred by Wendy R. White (United States, 1996).
Introduced in United States by Nor' East Miniature Roses in 2005 as 'Sleeping Beauty'.
Class:
Mini-Flora.  
Bloom:
Salmon-orange.  Strong fragrance.  45 to 55 petals.  Average diameter 2".  Very double, in large clusters, ruffled bloom form.  Spring or summer flush with scattered later bloom.  
Habit:
Bushy, compact, spreading, well-branched.  Medium, semi-glossy, medium green foliage.  
Height of 14" to 22" (35 to 55 cm).  Width of up to 3' (up to 90 cm).
Growing:
USDA zone 5b through 10b.  Can be used for beds and borders, container rose, cut flower, garden, hanging basket or specimen.  Very vigorous.  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.  Requires spring freeze protection (see glossary - Spring freeze protection) .  Can be grown in the ground or in a container (container requires winter protection).  Needs little care; relatively disease-free and quite hardy.  
Breeder's notes:
Very long vase life; very good disease resistance.
Patents:
United States - Patent No: PP 20,233   VIEW USPTO PATENT
Notes:
This fragrant, salmon-pink miniflora will wake you up and amaze you with its long-lasting blooms, both on the plant and in a vase. Fully double blossoms, 2 inches across, cover this bushy, compact plant throughout the season. Good form, vigor and disease resistance.