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'Texas' rose Description
'Golden Piccolo' rose photo
Photo courtesy of TammyY
Availability:
Commercially available
Synonyms:
HMF Ratings:
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Average rating: EXCELLENT.  
ARS:
Medium yellow Miniature.
Registration name: POUltex
Origin:
Bred by L. Pernille Olesen (Denmark, before 1981). Bred by Mogens Nyegaard Olesen (Denmark, before 1981).
Introduced in Denmark by Poulsen Roser A/S in 1986 as 'Texas'.
Class:
Miniature, Patio.  PatioHit ® Collection.  
Bloom:
Yellow.  Mild, apple fragrance.  20 petals.  Average diameter 2".  Very large, double (17-25 petals), borne mostly solitary, cluster-flowered, in small clusters, high-centered bloom form.  Continuous (perpetual) bloom throughout the season.  Long, pointed, ovoid buds.  
Habit:
Medium, bushy, upright.  Small, semi-glossy, medium green foliage.  
Height of 18" to 28" (45 to 70 cm).  
Growing:
USDA zone 6b and warmer.  Can be used for beds and borders, container rose, cut flower or garden.  Produces decorative hips.  Spring Pruning: Remove old canes and dead or diseased wood and cut back canes that cross. In warmer climates, cut back the remaining canes by about one-third. In colder areas, you'll probably find you'll have to prune a little more than that.  
Patents:
United States - Patent No: PP 6,261  on  30 Aug 1988   VIEW USPTO PATENT
Application No: 06/907,372  on  15 Sep 1986
Notes:
Parentage information directly from US patent.