Miniature Roses IV

rosacarrottop (300x297)Rosa ‘Carrot Top’ (Oleson 1991) (syn. BRILLIANT HIT, PANACHE, TOP HIT, ‘POULbril’) – This Danish hybrid features fully double deep orange to reddish-orange blooms that are about 2″ across when fully open. These are borne in small clusters throughout the growing season and have mild fragrance. Deep green foliage. Grows 18-24″ high and wide. Zone 6.

rosaminniepearl (295x300)Rosa ‘MINNIE PEARL’ (Saville 1982) (syn. ‘SAVahowdy’) – A repeat blooming miniature rose with double flowers of shell pink which open with darker salmon-rose edges and fade as they mature. It has mild fragrance and the buds have a nice tapered appearance. Upright growth habit with medium green, semi-glossy foliage. Grows 15-24″ high and wide. Zone 5.

rosalightsofbroadway (300x295)Rosa ‘Lights of Broadway’ (Saville 1994) (syn. ‘SAValights’) A modern miniature rose with blended double blooms of creamy-white with a yellow base and brilliant coral-red edging. It has no fragrance but repeat blooms throughout the growing season with regular deadheading. This rose is a cross of ‘Party Girl’ and (‘Tamango’ x ‘Yellow Jewel’). Grows 18-24″ high and wide. Z5.

rosaletchworthcentenary (299x300)Rosa ‘Letchworth Centenary’ (Harkness 2004) (syn. ‘HARjojo’) A fragrant miniature rose with clusters of 5 to 11 fully double mid pink blooms (2-3″ across) borne throughout the season. It is a good choice for massing, as the dense plants bush out well and flower on the contour. An excellent container specimen for larger pots. Grows 18-24″ high and wide. Hardy to zone 6.

rosalynnanne (298x300)Rosa ‘Lynne Anne’ (Saville 1981) A miniature rose that is as beautiful in bud (which are long and tapered) as it is in flower – it bears apricot-pink to pale orange fully double blooms which fade to creamy-pink as they mature. The petals are nicely tapered, adding to the aesthetics of the repeat-blooming flower clusters. Mid green matte foliage. Grows 18-24″ high and wide. Zone 6.

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One Response to Miniature Roses IV

  1. matthew Joseph Walter says:

    They are beautiful and wish I could have them in my own garden.

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