'Gem o' the Rockies' rose Description
Photo courtesy of Nor' East Miniature Roses
Pink blend Mini-Flora.Registration name: SAVorockiesExhibition name:
Gem o' the Rockies
Russet - pink, lighter reverse. Moderate fragrance. Average diameter 3". Large, full (26-40 petals), borne mostly solitary bloom form. Prolific, blooms in flushes throughout the season.
Medium, dense, upright, well-branched. Medium, glossy, dark green foliage. 3 to 9 leaflets.
USDA zone 6a and warmer. Can be used for beds and borders, container rose, cut flower, garden or specimen. Vigorous. flowers drop off cleanly. Disease susceptibility: disease resistant.
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Fully double, light pink blended blooms on top of well balanced, evenly branching plant.
Gem O' the Rockies was chosen as the rose to be given to all the attendees at the National Rose Convention in Denver, Colorado, in June of 2008