'Why Not' rose Description
Photo courtesy of David Giroux
Red blend Miniature.Registration name: MORwhyExhibition name:
Red, yellow center, yellow reverse, yellow stamens. None to mild fragrance. 5 to 7 petals. Average diameter 1.25". Large, single (4-8 petals), borne mostly solitary, cluster-flowered, in small clusters, reflexed bloom form. Prolific, blooms in flushes throughout the season. Small, long sepals, pointed buds.
Medium, bushy, rounded. Small, semi-glossy, medium green, leathery foliage.
Height of 1' to 14" (30 to 35 cm).
USDA zone 6b through 9b (default). Can be used for beds and borders, container rose, cut flower or garden. Hardy. vigorous. produces decorative hips. Can be grown in the ground or in a container (container requires winter protection). Can be pruned to maintain a shorter habit.
United States - Patent No: PP 5,676 on 4 Mar 1986 VIEW USPTO PATENT
Application No: 06/640,083 on 10 Aug 1984
Justice Miniature Roses says this rose is bright tomato-red at the outer edge and golden yellow at the throat...