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'Cal Poly ™' rose Description
'Cal Poly ™' rose photo
Photo courtesy of Jean Marion
Availability:
Commercially available
Synonyms:
HMF Ratings:
27 favorite votes.  
Average rating: GOOD+.  
ARS:
Medium yellow Miniature.
Registration name: MORpoly
Exhibition name: Cal Poly ™
Origin:
Bred by Ralph S. Moore (United States, 1991).
Class:
Miniature.  
Bloom:
Yellow.  Mild fragrance.  24 to 28 petals.  Average diameter 1.75".  Large, full (26-40 petals), borne mostly solitary, cluster-flowered, in small clusters, high-centered bloom form.  Blooms in flushes throughout the season.  
Habit:
Short, bushy, rounded, upright, well-branched.  Medium, semi-glossy, medium green, leathery foliage.  
Height of 14" to 18" (35 to 45 cm).  
Growing:
USDA zone 6b and warmer.  Can be used for beds and borders, container rose, cut flower or garden.  Hardy.  vigorous.  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.  Requires spring freeze protection (see glossary - Spring freeze protection) .  Can be grown in the ground or in a container (container requires winter protection).  Can be pruned to maintain a shorter habit.  
Patents:
United States - Patent No: PP 8,453   VIEW USPTO PATENT
Notes:
Sequoia Nursery says this rose is one of the finest medium to deep yellow miniatures to date...