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Irresistible - Miniature Rose

Irresistible

Miniature. Bred by Bennett in USA in 1987.
Use:
 
Exhibition
Color:
 
White
Form:
 
Double
Fragrance:
 
None
Remontance:
 
Good Continuity
Abundance:
 
Plentiful
Bloom Size:
 
Small about 1.5 inches
Cold Hardiness:
 
Zone 5 - 11
Height & Width:
 
3 ft x 3 ft
Recommendation:
 
Highly Recommended

Comments This is an exhibitor's rose, rating 9.0 among ARS members. The plant makes perfectly formed, high centered blossoms in a soft ivory white. The cut roses keep well, and the plant produces them with pretty good continuity through the season. The plant grows fast and is reported to be quite free of disease. Furthermore, the flowers are pleasingly fragrant. Hips are a bonus in fall. Searing summer heat can, however, play havoc with flower form. A common complaint is that the plant will continue to expand to as much as five feet in every direction, playing havoc with a garden plan that assumes it to stop at two or three feet.