'Pinkie' rose Description
Photo courtesy of Jean Marion
Medium pink Polyantha.
Registration name: Pinkie
Exhibition name: Pinkie
Pink. Flowers neyron rose. Strong fragrance. 16 petals. Average diameter 2.25". Medium, semi-double (9-16 petals), in bundles, cluster-flowered, cupped bloom form. Blooms in flushes throughout the season.
Bushy. Glossy foliage. 7 leaflets.
Height of 1' (30 cm).
USDA zone 6b through 9b (default).
Although Modern Roses X and Modern Roses 12 report different parentages for 'Pinkie', Herb Swim states that this rose was created by open pollenation with 'China Doll' in his book Roses - From Dreams To Reality. See REFERENCES The patent states the same thing, "open pollenation of China Doll".