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PlantFiles: Miniature Rose
Rosa 'Whoopi'

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Family: Rosaceae (ro-ZAY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Rosa (RO-zuh) (Info)
Cultivar: Whoopi
Additional cultivar information: (aka SAVawhoop, Whoopi)
Hybridized by Saville (Nor'East Roses); Year of Registration or Introduction: 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:
Patented

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

Profile:

No positives
1 neutral
No negatives

Gardeners' Notes:

RatingAuthorContent
Neutral berrygirl 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.

Regional...

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

Somerville, Massachusetts



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