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'Texas' rose Description
'Texas (miniature, Olesen before 1981)' rose photo
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Medium yellow Miniature.
Registration name: POUltex
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'.
Miniature, Patio.   (Series: PatioHit ® Collection)  
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.  
Medium, bushy, upright.  Small, semi-glossy, medium green foliage.  

Height: 18" to 28" (45 to 70cm).  
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.  
United States - Patent No: PP 6,261  on  30 Aug 1988   VIEW USPTO PATENT
Application No: 06/907,372  on  15 Sep 1986
Inventors: Olesen; Pernille (DK 3480 Fredensborg, DK), Olesen; Mogens N. (DK 3480 Fredensborg, DK)
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 "Mini-Poul" and as pollen parent an unpatented, unnamed seedling of my creation.