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'Linville' rose Description
'Linville' rose photo
Photo courtesy of Susan Murphy
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White, near white or white blend Miniature.
Registration name: Linville
Bred by Dennis A. Bridges (United States, 1989).
Cream, light pink center.  Mild, fruity, spice fragrance.  28 to 32 petals.  Average diameter 2".  Medium, full (26-40 petals), borne mostly solitary, in small clusters, high-centered bloom form.  Blooms in flushes throughout the season.  
Upright.  Semi-glossy, medium green foliage.  
USDA zone 6b and warmer.  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.  
United States - Patent No: PP 7,737  on  10 Dec 1991   VIEW USPTO PATENT
Application No: 07/584,335  on  17 Sep 1990
The present invention relates to a new and distinct variety of miniature rose plant which has been given the international variety recognition designation "Brilin", and is to be marketed in this country under the synonym "Linville".
The plant of this invention was originated as a result of a planned breeding program which had as a seed parent an unnamed seedling which is unpatented and proprietary and which had, itself, resulted from the cross of my unnamed proprietary seedling with the commercial variety "Rise'N Shine", as pollen parent.