'Tiddly Winks ™' rose Description
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Orange blend Miniature.Registration name: WEKglezneoExhibition name:
Tiddly Winks ™
Orange-pink, yellow reverse. Flowers yellow with broad cerise edging upper. None / no fragrance. 17 to 24 petals. Average diameter 2.25". Medium, double (17-25 petals), in small clusters, cupped bloom form. Blooms in flushes throughout the season.
Short, bushy, compact. Small, semi-glossy, medium green foliage. 3 to 7 leaflets.
Height: 1' to 18" (30 to 45cm).
USDA zone 6b through 9b (default). Can be used for beds and borders, container rose, cut flower or garden. Protect tender new spring growth from hard freezes that may cause canker, die-back and death of the plant. . 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. Remove old canes and dead or diseased wood..
United States - Patent No: PP 20,303 on 15 Sep 2009 VIEW USPTO PATENT
Application No: 12/214,368 on 17 Jun 2008
Inventors: Carruth; Thomas F. (Altadena, CA)
This invention relates to a new and distinct variety of Miniature Rose. It has an undisseminated seedling of my creation as its seed parent with the following genetic origin Golden Holstein.times.Livin' Easy and as its pollen parent the variety known as `WEKemilcho` (U.S. Plant Pat. No. 15,256).....description is of 3 to 4 year-old rose plants of the new variety grown outdoors in Pomona, Calif. in the month of May.