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'Gem o' the Rockies' rose Description
'Gem o' the Rockies' rose photo
Photo courtesy of Nor' East Miniature Roses
Synonyms:
HMF Ratings:
5 favorite votes.  
ARS:
Pink blend Mini-Flora.
Registration name: SAVorockies
Exhibition name: Gem o' the Rockies
Origin:
Bred by Wendy R. White (United States, 2002).
Class:
Mini-Flora.  
Bloom:
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.  
Habit:
Medium, dense, upright, well-branched.  Medium, glossy, dark green foliage.  3 to 9 leaflets.  
Growing:
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.  
Patents:
United States - Patent Rights Reserved
Notes:
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
 
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