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'Amorette ®' rose Description
'Amorette ®' rose photo
Photo courtesy of Vienna Public Gardens
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White, near white or white blend Miniature.
Registration name: AmoRU
Exhibition name: Amorette ®
Bred by Gijsbert De Ruiter (Netherlands, 1978).
Introduced in United Kingdom by Fryer's Roses/Fryer's Nurseries Ltd. in 1979 as 'Amorette'.
Miniature, Patio.  
White, light yellow shading, ages to lighter .  None to mild fragrance.  up to 50 petals.  Average diameter 2".  Very large, very full (41+ petals), cluster-flowered, in large clusters, flat, reflexed bloom form.  Prolific, blooms in flushes throughout the season.  Long, pointed, ovoid buds.  
Medium, climbing, compact, few or no prickles/thorns, well-branched.  Medium, dark green, dense, leathery foliage.  
USDA zone 6b through 9b (default).  Can be used for beds and borders, container rose or garden.  Vigorous.  Disease susceptibility: very mildew resistant.  
United States - Patent No: PP 4,493  on  15 Jan 1980   VIEW USPTO PATENT
Application No: 05/940,855  on  8 Sep 1978
The present invention relates to a new and distinct variety of rose plant of the miniature class which was originated by me by crossing the variety Rosy Jewel with pollen of the variety Zorina.
Inventors: de Ruiter; Gijsbert (Hazerswoude, NL)
Assignee: Jackson & Perkins Company (Medford, OR)