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Miniature Rose
Rosa 'Saffron Minuetto'

Family: Rosaceae (ro-ZAY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Rosa (RO-zuh) (Info)
Cultivar: Saffron Minuetto
Additional cultivar information:(aka MEIvarfal, Saffron Minuetto)
Hybridized by Meilland
Registered or introduced: 2000
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Class:

Miniature

Height:

12-18 in. (30-45 cm)

Spacing:

Unknown - Tell us

Hardiness:

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:

Deep yellow (dy)

Bloom Shape:

Double

Flower Fragrance:

No fragrance

Bloom Time:

Late Spring/Early Summer

Mid Summer

Habit:

Shrub

Patent Information:

Non-patented

Other Details:

Unknown - Tell us

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)

Propagation Methods:

From softwood cuttings

From semi-hardwood cuttings

From hardwood cuttings

From hardwood heel cuttings

By grafting

By budding

Regional

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

Linden, Virginia

Gardeners' Notes:

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RatingContent
Positive

On Jun 9, 2005, mickgene from Linden, VA (Zone 6a) wrote:

A very hardy miniature. I have had it containerized for 3 winters and taken no special care for it's overwintering protection, yet it comes out in spring with little dieback and flowers beautifully.