'SAVasmile' rose Description
Photo courtesy of Leslie Davis
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Deep pink. None / no fragrance. 23 to 27 petals. Average diameter 1.75". Very large, double (17-25 petals), borne mostly solitary, cluster-flowered, in small clusters, classic hybrid tea, exhibition, high-centered bloom form. Blooms in flushes throughout the season. Medium, long, pointed buds.
Medium, bushy, upright. Medium, semi-glossy, medium green foliage. 5 to 7 leaflets.
Height: 14" to 18" (35 to 45cm).
USDA zone 4b through 10b. Can be used for exhibition. Very vigorous. Disease susceptibility: very disease resistant. Protect tender new spring growth from hard freezes that may cause canker, die-back and death of the plant. . 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. Requires spring freeze protection (see glossary - Spring freeze protection) .
Justice Miniature Roses says about this rose that the yellow reverse nicely complements the dark pink, high centered flowers...