'Minnie Pearl ™' rose Description
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Pink blend Miniature.Registration name: SAVahowdyExhibition name:
Minnie Pearl ™
Pink blend. Mild fragrance. 25 petals. Average diameter 1.5". Blooms in flushes throughout the season.
Height: 14" to 2' (35 to 60cm).
USDA zone 4b through 11. 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).
United States - Patent No: PP 5,097 on 6 Sep 1983 VIEW USPTO PATENT
Application No: 06/382,400 on 27 May 1982
Very long, elegant buds are light pink with a light yellow base. One of the top exhibition roses in the country. Color deepens somewhat in the hot sun, but the form holds. Blooms come one-to-a-stem on an open, well shaped bush.