'Teddy Bear ™' rose Description
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Russet Miniature.Registration name: SAVabearExhibition name:
Teddy Bear ™
Russet. Mild fragrance. 28 petals. Average diameter 0.75". Small, very double bloom form. Blooms in flushes throughout the season.
Compact, upright, well-branched.
Height: 14" to 20" (35 to 50cm).
USDA zone 5b through 11. Can be used for beds and borders, container rose, garden or specimen. Vigorous. flowers drop off cleanly. 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) .
Australia - Application No: 1994/056 on 15 Feb 1994 VIEW PBR PATENT
Applicant: Nor'East Miniature Roses Inc.
United States - Patent No: PP 7,424 on 22 Jan 1991 VIEW USPTO PATENT
Application No: 07/410,160 on 20 Sep 1989
Miniature rose plant named Savabear
F. Harmon Saville, Rowley, Massachusetts
... A new and unusual orange brown russet miniature... Parentage: 'Sachet' x 'Rainbow's End'... Blooming habit: Continuous... Bloom Size: about .75 inches... No. of Petals: 28... Petals drop off cleanly... Fragrance: Slight... Flowers are long lasting on plant and as cut flower... Hips: Globular... Height: 14 to 16 inches... Average resistance to disease... Needs winter protection in severe climates...
Justice Miniature Roses says this rose is the closest to a true brown of all their russet offerings... it is disease resistant, but will require protection when the weather turns cold...