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'My Girl' rose Description
'My Girl (shrub, Lim, 2006)' rose photo
Photo courtesy of Chill out! Roses
Availability:
Commercially available
Synonyms:
HMF Ratings:
11 favorite votes.  
ARS:
Deep pink Shrub.
Origin:
Bred by Ping Lim :林 彬 (United States, 1997).
Introduced in United States by Bailey Nurseries in 2008 as 'My Girl'.
Class:
Shrub.  Easy Elegance ® Collection.  
Bloom:
Deep pink, red shading.  Mild, rose fragrance.  28 to 30 petals.  Average diameter 2.5".  Medium, very double, borne mostly solitary, cluster-flowered, cupped-to-flat, rosette, ruffled bloom form.  Blooms in flushes throughout the season.  Rounded buds.  
Habit:
Medium, compact, upright, well-branched.  Semi-glossy, medium green foliage.  
Height of up to 4' 1" (up to 125 cm).  Width of up to 39" (up to 100 cm).
Growing:
USDA zone 4a through 9b.  Can be used for beds and borders, container rose, cut flower, garden, landscape or shrub.  Very hardy.  vigorous.  Disease susceptibility: mildew resistant.  
Patents:
United States - Patent No: PP 19,952  on  21 Apr 2009   VIEW USPTO PATENT
Application No: 12/151,415  on  6 May 2008
The new variety of shrub rose, `BAIgirl`, designated as seedling No. 97R315-1P was selected among seedlings derived from a cross made in Yamhill, Oreg. in 1997 between an unnamed proprietary seedling of the inventor's, No. R92108, as the female parent and `NOAtraum` (U.S. Plant Pat. No. 7,282) as the male parent.
Ploidy:
Tetraploid
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