'Old Glory ™' rose Description
Photo courtesy of David Giroux
Medium red Miniature.Registration name: BENdayExhibition name:
Old Glory ™
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.
Upright. Semi-glossy foliage. 5 to 7 leaflets.
Height of 16" to 20" (40 to 50 cm).
USDA zone 5b through 11. Disease susceptibility: disease resistant.
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".
Parentage is reversed in ome of the references.