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'Nostalgia ™' rose Description
'Nostalgia ™ (miniature, Saville, 1989)' rose photo
Photo courtesy of Seil
Availability:
Commercially available
Synonyms:
HMF Ratings:
13 favorite votes.  
ARS:
Medium pink Miniature.
Registration name: SAVarita
Origin:
Bred by F. Harmon Saville (1924-1997) (United States, 1989).
Introduced in United States by Nor' East Miniature Roses in 1990 as 'Nostalgia'.
Class:
Miniature.  
Bloom:
Pink, lighter reverse, ages to lighter .  None / no fragrance.  35 to 40 petals.  Average diameter 1.25".  Large, full (26-40 petals), borne mostly solitary, cluster-flowered, in small clusters, cupped-to-flat, quartered bloom form.  Continuous (perpetual) bloom throughout the season.  Ovoid buds.  
Habit:
Medium, spreading.  Medium, semi-glossy, medium green, dense foliage.  
Height of 14" to 18" (35 to 45 cm).  
Growing:
USDA zone 6b through 10b.  Can be used for beds and borders, container rose, cut flower or garden.  Benefits from winter protection in colder climates.  Disease susceptibility: disease resistant.  
Patents:
United States - Patent No: PP 7,418  on  15 Jan 1991   VIEW USPTO PATENT

A new and unusual bright pink miniature rose of old garden rose form.



Inventors:
Saville; F. Harmon (Rowley, MA)
Assignee:

Nor'East Miniature Roses, Inc.
(Rowley,
MA)




The present invention relates to a new and distinct variety of rose plant of the miniature rose class, which was originated by my crossing as seed parent the variety known as "Rita" and as pollen parent the variety known as "Rise 'N Shine" (U.S. Plant Pat. No. 4,231).
Notes:
The pollen parentage listed in the rose registration differs from the pollen parent in the patent.