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'Violet Mist' rose Description
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Mauve or mauve blend Mini-Flora.
Registration name: TINviolet
Exhibition name: Violet Mist
Bred by Cecilia L. (Dee) Bennett (United States, 1993).
Introduced in United States by Tiny Petals Miniature Rose Nursery Historic Archive in 1994 as 'Violet Mist'.
Mini-Flora, Patio.  
Lavender.  None to mild fragrance.  Average diameter 2".  Medium, full (26-40 petals), borne mostly solitary bloom form.  Prolific, blooms in flushes throughout the season.  
Tall, bushy, upright, well-branched.  Medium, semi-glossy, dark green foliage.  

Height: up to 3' (up to 90cm).  
USDA zone 5b and warmer.  Can be used for container rose, cut flower, exhibition or garden.  Vigorous.  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.  
Patent status unknown (to HelpMeFind).
According to Tiny Petals Nursery Violet Mist is now classed as a Mini-Flora. 'Violet Mist' has pale lavender blooms that look fragile yet last for days. Slightly larger than most minis, the sweetheart blooms on long stems are somewhere between minis and floribundas.
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