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'Ambiance ™' rose Description
'Ambiance ™ (mini-flora, Benardella, 2002)' rose photo
Photo courtesy of Kathy Strong's Del Cerro Garden
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Apricot or apricot blend Mini-Flora.
Registration name: Bensiete
Exhibition name: Ambiance ™
Bred by Frank A. Benardella (United States, before 2002).
Introduced in United States by Nor' East Miniature Roses in 2008 as 'Ambiance'.
Peach, lighter reverse.  None to mild fragrance.  32 to 80 petals.  Average diameter 2.75".  Large, very full (41+ petals), borne mostly solitary, cluster-flowered, in small clusters, classic hybrid tea, exhibition, high-centered bloom form.  Blooms in flushes throughout the season.  
Medium, upright, well-branched.  Medium, semi-glossy, dark green foliage.  3 to 7 leaflets.  

Height: 2' to 3' (60 to 90cm).  Width: up to 30" (up to 75cm).
USDA zone 5b and warmer.  Can be used for beds and borders, container rose, cut flower, exhibition or garden.  Hardy.  
United States - Patent No: PP 21,696  on  8 Feb 2011   VIEW USPTO PATENT
Application No: 12/322,830  on  6 Feb 2009
Inventors: Benardella; Frank (Millstone Township, NJ)
Assignee: Nor'East Miniature Roses (Arroyo Grande, CA)
his new variety is from a single seedling originated by Frank A. Benardella under controlled conditions in a greenhouse in Millstone Township (formerly, Englishtown), N.J., by crossing the following two rose plants: The seed parent is a pink miniature rose from this same breeding program, `Perfection` (not patented). The pollen parent is a red hybrid tea, `JACecond`, (U.S. Plant Pat. No. 11,369). ..... Image number 3 shows a single bloom as grown in a shaded, plastic covered greenhouse in Arroyo Grande, Calif., in November of 2005.