Miniature Rose
Rosa 'Whoopi'

Family: Rosaceae (ro-ZAY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Rosa (RO-zuh) (Info)
Cultivar: Whoopi
Additional cultivar information:(PP8176, aka SAVawhoop, Whoopi)
Hybridized by Saville
Registered or introduced: 1991
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Class:

Miniature

Height:

18-24 in. (45-60 cm)

Spacing:

12-15 in. (30-38 cm)

Hardiness:

USDA Zone 5a: to -28.8 C (-20 F)

USDA Zone 5b: to -26.1 C (-15 F)

USDA Zone 6a: to -23.3 C (-10 F)

USDA Zone 6b: to -20.5 C (-5 F)

USDA Zone 7a: to -17.7 C (0 F)

USDA Zone 7b: to -14.9 C (5 F)

USDA Zone 8a: to -12.2 C (10 F)

USDA Zone 8b: to -9.4 C (15 F)

USDA Zone 9a: to -6.6 C (20 F)

USDA Zone 9b: to -3.8 C (25 F)

Bloom Color:

White (w)

Red blend (rb)

Bloom Shape:

Double

Flower Fragrance:

Very Fragrant

Bloom Time:

Late Spring/Early Summer

Mid Summer

Blooms repeatedly

Habit:

Shrub

Bush

Patent Information:

Patent expired

Other Details:

Susceptible to black spot

Susceptible to mildew

Prone to weak stems

Pruning Instructions:

Blooms on old wood; prune after flowering

Blooms on new wood; prune early to promote new growth

Soil pH requirements:

6.6 to 7.5 (neutral)

Propagation Methods:

From woody stem cuttings

From softwood cuttings

Regional

This plant has been said to grow in the following regions:

Somerville, Massachusetts

Gardeners' Notes:

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Neutral

On Mar 10, 2007, berrygirl from Braselton, GA (Zone 7b) wrote:

Red blend [rb], red and white blooms. Spicy fragrance. 28 to 32 petals. Blooms in flushes throughout the season

Named for Whoopi Goldberg who was born Caryn E. Johnson in New York City 13 November 1949.