'Joycie' rose Description
Photo courtesy of Robert Neil Rippetoe
Orange blend Miniature.Registration name: MORjoycExhibition name:
Orange blend. Fruity fragrance. Double (17-25 petals) bloom form. Blooms in flushes throughout the season.
USDA zone 6b and warmer. 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 7,055 on 14 Nov 1989 VIEW USPTO PATENT
Application on 3 Oct 1988
Joycie (Joyce Marie Steger Schimschock), former Administrative Assistant at the American Rose Society, died in Shreveport, Louisiana on April 10, 2011. Ralph Moore thought enough of Joyce to name 'Joycie' for her upon her retirement in 1987.