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'Chasin' Rainbows™' rose Description
'Chasin' Rainbows™' rose photo
Photo courtesy of Jean Marion
Availability:
Commercially available
Synonyms:
HMF Ratings:
35 favorite votes.  
ARS:
Yellow blend Miniature.
Registration name: SAVachas
Exhibition name: Pieces of Eight™
Origin:
Bred by F. Harmon Saville (1924-1997) (United States, before 1988).
Introduced in United States by Nor' East Miniature Roses in 1988 as 'Chasin' Rainbows'.
Introduced in United States by Greenheart Farms in 2010 as 'Pieces of Eight'.
Class:
Miniature.  
Bloom:
Yellow, red edges.  Spice fragrance.  21 petals.  Average diameter 1.25".  Small, double (17-25 petals), exhibition bloom form.  Blooms in flushes throughout the season.  
Habit:
Compact, well-branched.  Semi-glossy, blue-green foliage.  
Height of 10" to 15" (25 to 40 cm).  
Growing:
USDA zone 5b through 10b.  Disease susceptibility: disease resistant.  
Patents:
United States - Patent No: PP 7,058  on  21 Nov 1989   VIEW USPTO PATENT
Application No: 07/242,969  on  12 Sep 1988
Notes:
The Mini Rose Garden calls this rose "a miniature 'Rainbow's End'."
Chasin' Rainbows was removed from the Auckland Regional Botanic Gardens (ARBG) Display Trial because its trial period expired.