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Red blend Miniature.Registration name:
MORoseExhibition name: Rose Gilardi ™
Red blend, stripes. Mild fragrance. 15 petals. Medium to large, semi-double (9-16 petals), borne mostly solitary, cluster-flowered, in small clusters bloom form. Blooms in flushes throughout the season. Mossed buds.
Medium, armed with thorns / prickles, bushy, compact.
USDA zone 5a through 9b. Hardy. vigorous. requires full sun for best color. Requires spring freeze protection (see glossary - Spring freeze protection) . Can be grown in the ground or in a container (container requires winter protection).
Gwen Powell grows 'Rose Gilardi' in her Los Angeles area garden. She says it's a little delicate for a mini but is a true minature version of the full size moss roses and it blooms consistently.