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'Behold ™' rose Description
'Behold ™' rose photo
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Medium yellow Miniature.
Registration name: SAVahold
Exhibition name: Behold ™
Bred by F. Harmon Saville (1924-1997) (United States, 1996).
Introduced in United States by Nor' East Miniature Roses in 1997 as 'Behold'.
A clear, bright yellow, lighter reverse.  Beautiful exhibition flowers on long stems.  None to mild fragrance.  15 to 25 petals.  Average diameter 2".  Double (17-25 petals), borne mostly solitary bloom form.  Continuous (perpetual) bloom throughout the season.  
Medium, compact, thornless (or almost), upright.  Medium, semi-glossy, medium green foliage.  3 to 5 leaflets.  
Height of 22" to 26" (55 to 65 cm).  Width of up to 26" (up to 65 cm).
USDA zone 4b through 11.  Can be used for beds and borders, container rose, cut flower or garden.  Hardy.  benefits from winter protection in colder climates.  Disease susceptibility: very disease resistant.  Remove spent blooms to encourage re-bloom.  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.  
United States - Patent No: PP 10,249  on  24 Feb 1998   VIEW USPTO PATENT
Application No: 08/743,517  on  4 Nov 1996
Behold is a must have for every garden that needs a bright spot of color. Beautifully exhibition formed flowers on long stems are set off by shiny medium green foliage. This plant is vigorous, upright, compact and hardy.
* 1997 New England Rose Trials Award Winner! *

Bridges Roses 2000 Catalog says 'Behold' is a wonderful medium yellow with excellent form. The exhibition blooms are held on long stems on a strong plant with medium green foliage...