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'Sleeping Beauty' rose Description
'Sleeping Beauty (Mini-flora, White 2005)' rose photo
Photo courtesy of aprille
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HMF Ratings:
11 favorite votes.  
Average rating: EXCELLENT-.  
Registration name: SAVasleep
Exhibition name: Sleeping Beauty
Bred by Wendy R. White (United States, 1996).
Introduced in United States by Nor' East Miniature Roses in 2005 as 'Sleeping Beauty'.
Salmon-orange.  Strong fragrance.  45 to 55 petals.  Average diameter 2".  Very double, in large clusters, ruffled bloom form.  Spring or summer flush with scattered later bloom.  
Bushy, compact, spreading, well-branched.  Medium, semi-glossy, medium green foliage.  
Height of 14" to 22" (35 to 55 cm).  Width of up to 3' (up to 90 cm).
USDA zone 5b through 10b.  Can be used for beds and borders, container rose, cut flower, garden, hanging basket or specimen.  Very vigorous.  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.  Requires spring freeze protection (see glossary - Spring freeze protection) .  Can be grown in the ground or in a container (container requires winter protection).  Needs little care; relatively disease-free and quite hardy.  
Breeder's notes:
Very long vase life; very good disease resistance.
United States - Patent No: PP 20,233   VIEW USPTO PATENT
This fragrant, salmon-pink miniflora will wake you up and amaze you with its long-lasting blooms, both on the plant and in a vase. Fully double blossoms, 2 inches across, cover this bushy, compact plant throughout the season. Good form, vigor and disease resistance.