Miniature Rose
Rosa 'Scentsational'

Family: Rosaceae (ro-ZAY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Rosa (RO-zuh) (Info)
Cultivar: Scentsational
Additional cultivar information:(PP9798, aka SAVamor, SAVascent, Scentsational)
Hybridized by Saville
Registered or introduced: 1995
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Class:

Miniature

Height:

12-18 in. (30-45 cm)

18-24 in. (45-60 cm)

24-36 in. (60-90 cm)

Spacing:

18-24 in. (45-60 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)

USDA Zone 10a: to -1.1 C (30 F)

USDA Zone 10b: to 1.7 C (35 F)

Bloom Color:

Mauve and mauve blend (mb)

Bloom Shape:

Double

Tea shaped

Flower Fragrance:

Very Fragrant

Bloom Time:

Late Spring/Early Summer

Mid Summer

Late Summer/Early Fall

Mid Fall

Blooms repeatedly

Habit:

Bush

Can be trained as a standard or tree form

Patent Information:

Patented

Other Details:

Prone to die-back

Pruning Instructions:

Blooms on new wood; prune early to promote new growth

Soil pH requirements:

6.1 to 6.5 (mildly acidic)

6.6 to 7.5 (neutral)

7.6 to 7.8 (mildly alkaline)

Propagation Methods:

From softwood cuttings

From semi-hardwood cuttings

From hardwood cuttings

By tip layering

Regional

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

Grove City, Ohio

Gardeners' Notes:

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

Mauve & mauve blend [m] blooms. Strong fragrance. Average diameter 3". Blooms in flushes throughout the season.
Habit: Upright growth habit.
Height of 24" to 30" (60 to 75 cm).
Growing: Used for cut flower. Zone 5 and higher. Heat tolerant. Prefers full sun. Requires winter protection if temperatures drop below freezing. Remove spent blooms to encourage re-bloom.