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'BAIhero' rose Description
'My Hero ™ (shrub, Lim & Twomey, 2003)' rose photo
Photo courtesy of Pat Wallace zone 5a Illinois
Availability:
Commercially available
Synonyms:
HMF Ratings:
32 favorite votes.  
Average rating: EXCELLENT-.  
ARS:
Medium red Shrub.
Exhibition name: My Hero ™
Origin:
Bred by Ping Lim :林 彬 (United States, 1993). Bred by Jerry F. Twomey (United States, 1993).
Introduced in United States by Bailey Nurseries as 'My Hero'.
Class:
Shrub.  Lifestyle Garden ® Collection.  
Bloom:
Red, ages to deep pink .  23 petals.  Average diameter 3.5".  Double (17-25 petals) bloom form.  Continuous (perpetual) bloom throughout the season.  
Habit:
Medium, mounded.  Medium, semi-glossy, light green foliage.  
Height of 3' (90 cm).  
Growing:
USDA zone 3b through 9b.  Can be used for beds and borders, container rose, cut flower or garden.  Disease susceptibility: very blackspot resistant., very mildew resistant.  
Patents:
United States - Patent No: PP 15,400  on  7 Dec 2004   VIEW USPTO PATENT
Application No: 10/385,623  on  12 Mar 2003
Ploidy:
Tetraploid
Notes:
Ploidy determination by David Zlesak.