'Kim Rupert' rose Description
Photo courtesy of Rupert, Kim L.
Red blend Moss.Registration name: MORuncommonExhibition name:
Red and yellow, stripes. Mild fragrance. 17 to 25 petals. Average diameter 2". Large, double (17-25 petals), cluster-flowered, in small clusters bloom form. Blooms in flushes throughout the season.
Medium, armed with thorns / prickles, bushy, upright. Medium, semi-glossy, medium green foliage.
Height of 20" to 3' (50 to 90 cm). Width of up to 30" (up to 75 cm).
USDA zone 6b through 9b (default). Can be used for beds and borders, cut flower, garden or landscape. Very vigorous. heat tolerant. prefers full sun. Disease susceptibility: very disease resistant. Remove spent blooms to encourage re-bloom. Remove old canes and dead or diseased wood.. Do not spray. Needs little care; relatively disease-free and quite hardy. Prune dead wood. Remove spent blooms only.
Striped miniature moss, red stripes on light yellow ground.
Closely related to the popular Mini Moss Rose Gilardi, but is a taller grower with brighter coloring and larger blooms in clusters of 3 to 12 with each bloom about 2 inches in diameter. Stripes are bright scarlet red on pale yellow ground which fades to white. Moderate balsam-scented mossing on buds. Height 24" in warm climate. Striped Miniature Moss.
Parentage information from Uncommon Rose