'Cal Poly ™' rose Description
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Medium yellow Miniature.Registration name: MORpolyExhibition name:
Cal Poly ™
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.
Short, bushy, rounded, upright, well-branched. Medium, semi-glossy, medium green, leathery foliage.
Height of 14" to 18" (35 to 45 cm).
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.
Sequoia Nursery says this rose is one of the finest medium to deep yellow miniatures to date...