'Hope and Joy' rose Description
Photo courtesy of Michael Mitchell
Orange blend Miniature.Registration name: MORhopjoExhibition name:
Hope and Joy
Orange blend. Buds pale yellow; flowers orange-red, light yellow reverse. None to mild fragrance. Average diameter 1.75". Small to medium, double (17-25 petals), cluster-flowered, in small clusters bloom form. Blooms in flushes throughout the season.
Medium, bushy. Medium, semi-glossy, medium green foliage.
Height of up to 15" (up to 40 cm).
USDA zone 6b through 9b (default). Can be used for beds and borders, container rose, cut flower or garden. Protect tender new spring growth from hard freezes that may cause canker, die-back and death of the plant. . 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. Remove old canes and dead or diseased wood..