'China Doll' rose Description
Photo courtesy of Jean Marion
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Medium pink Polyantha.
Registration name: China Doll
Exhibition name: China Doll
Pink, light yellow undertones. Mild fragrance. 20 to 26 petals. Average diameter 1.5". Small, double (17-25 petals), cupped bloom form. Continuous (perpetual) bloom throughout the season. Pointed buds.
Short, bushy. Leathery foliage.
Height of 1' to 30" (30 to 75 cm).
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. Requires spring freeze protection (see glossary - Spring freeze protection) . Can be grown in the ground or in a container (container requires winter protection).