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'Mountie ™' rose Description
'Mountie ™' rose photo
Photo courtesy of Jean Marion
Availability:
Commercially available
Synonyms:
HMF Ratings:
11 favorite votes.  
Average rating: EXCELLENT.  
ARS:
Medium red Miniature.
Registration name: LAVacek,  LAVcale,  LAVcali
Exhibition name: Mountie ™
Origin:
Bred by Keith G. Laver (Canada, 1984).
Introduced in Canada by Springwood Roses in 1985 as 'Mountie'.
Class:
Miniature.  
Bloom:
Red.  None / no fragrance.  30 to 35 petals.  Average diameter 1.5".  Large, double (17-25 petals), cupped-to-flat bloom form.  Blooms in flushes throughout the season.  
Habit:
Medium, compact, upright.  Medium, semi-glossy, medium green foliage.  
Height of 1' to 20" (30 to 50 cm).  
Growing:
USDA zone 4b through 10b.  Can be used for beds and borders, container rose, cut flower or garden.  Shade tolerant.  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) .  
Patents:
New Zealand - Patent No: 575  on  5 Jul 1991
Application No: ROS305  on  31 Mar 1989
Trade Name: Mountie.
 
United States - Patent No: PP 6,054  on  8 Dec 1987   VIEW USPTO PATENT
Application No: 801700  on  25 Nov 1985
Rose plant named Lavcale
Keith Laver, Caledon East, Canada
... unusually stable red flower coloring... Parentage: 'Party Girl' x 'Dwarfking 78'... Recurrent... Average bloom size when fully expanded -- about 1-1/4 to 1-1/2 inches... Number of petals: about 30 to 35... Fragrance: None... Lasting quality: Very long on plant and as cut flower... Hips: None observed... Height: About 12 to 15 inches... Average resistance to disease... Requires ordinary winter protection in extreme climates...
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