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'Innocence' rose Description
'Innocence (miniature, Saville, 1997)' rose photo
Photo courtesy of guapuru 17
Availability:
Commercially available
Synonyms:
SAVinn
HMF Ratings:
8 favorite votes.  
Average rating: GOOD-.  
ARS:
White, near white or white blend Miniature.
Registration name: SAVinn
Exhibition name: Innocence
Origin:
Bred by F. Harmon Saville (1924-1997) (United States, before 1996).
Introduced in United States by Nor' East Miniature Roses in 1997 as 'Innocence'.
Class:
Miniature.  
Bloom:
White or white blend.  Mild fragrance.  26 to 41 petals.  Average diameter 1.5".  Double (17-25 petals) bloom form.  Blooms in flushes throughout the season.  
Habit:
Spreading, upright.  
Height of 15" to 2' (40 to 60 cm).  Width of 18" to 3' (45 to 90 cm).
Growing:
USDA zone 4b through 10b.  Very hardy.  flowers drop off cleanly.  Disease susceptibility: very disease resistant.  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.  
Patents:
United States - Patent No: PP 10,352  on  28 Apr 1998   VIEW USPTO PATENT
Application No: 08/787,233  on  22 Jan 1997
Notes:
Justice Miniature Roses says this rose has very full, ivory white, exhibition type blooms that are borne singly... also, exceptional hardiness and disease resistance...