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'Old Glory ™' rose Description
'Old Glory ™ (miniature, Benardella, 1988)' rose photo
Photo courtesy of David Giroux
Availability:
Commercially available
Synonyms:
BENday
HMF Ratings:
12 favorite votes.  
ARS:
Medium red Miniature.
Registration name: BENday
Exhibition name: Old Glory ™
Origin:
Bred by Frank A. Benardella (United States, 1988).
Class:
Miniature, Patio.  
Bloom:
Red.  None to mild fragrance.  23 to 25 petals.  Average diameter 2".  Medium, double (17-25 petals), high-centered to flat bloom form.  Blooms in flushes throughout the season.  Medium, long, pointed buds.  
Habit:
Upright.  Semi-glossy foliage.  5 to 7 leaflets.  
Height of 16" to 20" (40 to 50 cm).  
Growing:
USDA zone 5b through 11.  Disease susceptibility: disease resistant.  
Patents:
United States - Patent No: PP 6,568  on  31 Jan 1989   VIEW USPTO PATENT
Application No: 07/062,066  on  15 Jun 1987
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 rose known as "Rise 'N Shine" (U.S. Plant Pat. No. 4,231) and as pollen parent the rose known as "Harmonie". The denomination of this new rose is "Benday".
Notes:
Parentage is reversed in ome of the references.