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'Firefall' rose Description
'Firefall' rose photo
Photo courtesy of Barden, Paul
Availability:
Commercially available
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HMF Ratings:
13 favorite votes.  
ARS:
Dark red Miniature, Cl..
Registration name: Firefall
Origin:
Bred by Ralph S. Moore (United States, 1980).
Introduced in United States by Sequoia Nursery, Moore Miniature Roses Historic Archive as 'Firefall'.
Introduced in Australia by Roy H. Rumsey Pty. Ltd. in 1981 as 'Firefall'.
Class:
Climber, Miniature, Cl..  
Bloom:
Dark red, ages to lighter .  None to mild fragrance.  Average diameter 1.5".  Large, full (26-40 petals), cluster-flowered, in small clusters, cupped-to-flat bloom form.  Prolific, blooms in flushes throughout the season.  
Habit:
Tall, armed with thorns / prickles, climbing, spreading, well-branched.  Small, glossy, medium green, dense, leathery foliage.  
Growing:
USDA zone 6b through 9b (default).  Can be used for container rose, garden, ground cover or pillar.  Hardy.  vigorous.  can be grown as a shrub.  can be trained as a climber.  heat tolerant.  suitable for a pillar.  
Patents:
United States - Patent No: PP 4,717   VIEW USPTO PATENT
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