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'Cinderella' rose Description
'Cinderella (miniature, de Vink 1952)' rose photo
Photo courtesy of Robert Neil Rippetoe
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Average rating: GOOD+.  
Exhibition name: Cinderella
Bred by Jan De Vink (Netherlands, before 1952).
Introduced in United Kingdom by Thomas Robinson, Ltd. in 1952 as 'Cinderella'.
Introduced in United States by Conard-Pyle (Star Roses) in 1953 as 'Cinderella'.
Introduced by Unknown (Australia) in 1967 as 'Cinderella'.
Introduced in United States by Greenheart Farms in 2010 as 'True Pearl'.
White, light pink shading.  Moderate, spice fragrance.  55 petals.  Average diameter 1".  Small, very full (41+ petals), cluster-flowered, in small clusters bloom form.  Blooms in flushes throughout the season.  
Few or no prickles/thorns, upright.  

Height: 6" to 1' (15 to 30cm).  
USDA zone 5b through 10b.  Can be used for beds and borders, container rose, cut flower or garden.  Shade tolerant.  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).  
United States - Patent No: PP 1,051  on  11 Dec 1951   VIEW USPTO PATENT
Disney's animated feature, Cinderella, premiered on February 15, 1950.
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