'Cherry Cupido' rose Description
Photo courtesy of Jean Marion
Dark red Miniature.Registration name: RUIjef
Dark red. None / no fragrance. 35 to 45 petals. Average diameter 1.5". Very large, full (26-40 petals), cluster-flowered, in small clusters, rosette bloom form. Blooms in flushes throughout the season.
Height of 10" (25 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.
Canada - Application No: 96-922 on 23 Jul 1996
Application Withdrawn: 2002-04-08
United States - Patent No: PP 9,635 VIEW USPTO PATENT
According to the US Patent for RUIjef
, this Miniature has large dark red flowers that appear in sprays of 5 to 10. The objective of the breeding program was to develop compact pot rose varieties with garden performance. The initial cross between two unnamed seedlings took place in 1991.