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'Flawless ™' rose Description
'Flawless ™' rose photo
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Medium pink Mini-Flora.
Registration name: Benrye
Exhibition name: Flawless ™
Bred by Frank A. Benardella (United States, before 2003).
Introduced in United States by Nor' East Miniature Roses in 2008 as 'Flawless'.
Solid medium to salmon-pink.  Strong fragrance.  17 to 22 petals.  Average diameter 3.75".  Medium-large, double (17-25 petals), borne mostly solitary, cluster-flowered, in small clusters, classic hybrid tea, exhibition, high-centered to cupped bloom form.  Prolific, blooms in flushes throughout the season.  Ovoid buds.  
Tall, spreading, upright, well-branched.  Large, glossy, dark green foliage.  
Height of 22" to 40" (55 to 100 cm).  
USDA zone 5b and warmer.  Can be used for beds and borders, container rose, cut flower, exhibition, garden or specimen.  Hardy.  vigorous.  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) .  
United States - Patent No: PP 20,977  on  4 May 2010   VIEW USPTO PATENT
Application No: 12/319,023  on  31 Dec 2008
The seed parent of this new invention is a deep pink miniature rose, created in this breeding program in 1994, and registered as `BENmgolf` (not patented). It is sold in New Zealand and South America under the trade name of Perfection. The pollen parent of this new invention is a fragrant, orange-red, hybrid tea rose, registered as `Laguna` (code name `KORmulen`, not patented).
Linage information from U.S. Patent No. 20,977