'BENbaas' rose Description
Photo courtesy of Cliff's High Desert Garden Archival Dec, 2011 last updated 101812
BENbaasExhibition name: Solar Flair
Butter-yellow, red edges. Mild fragrance. 26 to 40 petals. Average diameter 2.75". Double (17-25 petals), exhibition, high-centered bloom form. Blooms in flushes throughout the season. Pointed, ovoid buds.
Upright. Large, glossy, medium green foliage.
Height of 2' to 3' (60 to 90 cm).
USDA zone 5b through 10b. Can be used for cut flower or exhibition. Remove spent blooms to encourage re-bloom. Requires spring freeze protection (see glossary - Spring freeze protection) .
High centered, hybrid tea form.
Color: yellow with red edges upper and reverse
Parentage: Antique Gold x Brett's Rose
Dazzling variety! This exhibition-type miniflora is a must for all exhibitors and gardeners. The yellow hybrid tea-type flowers are 2 inches or more across when fully opened, showing red edges. Thick, leathery petals provide substance and assure a long vase life.