'Picotee ™' rose Description
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Red blend Miniature.Registration name: BENpicoExhibition name:
White, white reverse, red edges. None to mild fragrance. 20 to 25 petals. Average diameter 1.5". Double (17-25 petals), borne mostly solitary, in small clusters, exhibition bloom form. Blooms in flushes throughout the season.
Medium, bushy, upright, well-branched. Small, semi-glossy, medium green foliage.
Height of 18" to 2' (45 to 60 cm).
USDA zone 5b through 10b. Can be used for beds and borders, container rose, cut flower, exhibition or garden. Disease susceptibility: very disease resistant. Remove spent blooms to encourage re-bloom. 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.
United States - Patent No: PP 16,817 VIEW USPTO PATENT
Application No: 10/857,788 on 28 May 2004