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Climbing the Miniature Rose Ladder
(Apr 1998)  Page(s) 19.  
Laura FordĀ® ('King Tut') a yellow vigorous climbing minaiture bred by Chris Warner and listed in Jackson & Perkins 1998 wholesale catalog...
(Apr 1998)  Page(s) 19.  
Rosalie Coral ('Rocketeer') bred by Chris Warner, a coral-orange climbing miniature listed in Jackson & Perkins 1998 wholesale catalog...
(Apr 1998)  Page(s) 19.  
Hulthemia persica a natural cross-genus hybrid with a rose... From this, Jack Harkness produced 'Tigris'... H. persica and 'Tigris' are very difficult to breed and propagate and are not of commercial importance -- except n the breeding program of Chris Warner.

The rose H. persica has one big thing going for it, namely, an absolutely unique coloration of bloom with immense potential. It has several things going against it, including a once-a-year blooming habit, failure to bloom on new wood, and an inability to be propagated in any way other than by seed (which precludes most commercial production). All of these qualities can be bred out, but it takes thousands, or perhaps millions, of hybrid crosses through many generations to reach something of commercial merit...
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