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Alternative cultivar names:
'Cal Poly'
'MORpoly'

Data specific to Roses (Edit)
Bloom size: Small: under 2"
Petal count: double: 16-25 petals
Rose bloom color: Medium yellow
Rebloom: Good
Class: Miniature
Growth Habit: Short, 1-2 feet, bushy
Fragrance: Mild
Hybridizer & year: Ralph S. Moore, 1991
Optimal growing zones: USDA zone 6 and warmer

General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Shrub
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Soil pH Preferences: Moderately acid (5.6 – 6.0)
Slightly acid (6.1 – 6.5)
Neutral (6.6 – 7.3)
Slightly alkaline (7.4 – 7.8)
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 6b -20.6 °C (-5 °F) to -17.8 °C (0 °F)
Plant Height: 1-2 feet
Plant Spread: 1-2 feet
Leaves: Deciduous
Flowers: Showy
Fragrant
Flower Color: Yellow
Flower Time: Spring
Summer
Fall
Uses: Cut Flower
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Propagation: Other methods: Cuttings: Stem
Cuttings: Tip
Containers: Suitable in 3 gallon or larger
Needs repotting every 2 to 3 years
Needs excellent drainage in pots
Miscellaneous: With thorns/spines/prickles/teeth
Parentage: 1-72-1 x Gold Badge
Child plants: one child plant

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Location: La Crescenta, CADate: 2017-07-26
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Location: Riverside, CADate: 2015-04-28
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Location: Riverside, CADate: 2015-12-03
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Those darn chilli thrips! by CalPolygardener Feb 20, 2020 6:19 AM 21
Name your five favorite roses 4' or shorter in size by kohala May 18, 2020 11:37 AM 17
November 2019 -- Photos and Chat by zuzu Dec 13, 2019 1:00 AM 164
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A good rose for a windy perch by BigAppleRoseGuy May 17, 2019 9:12 PM 3
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Black Spot Disease on Rose Bushes by Mom3ubed Jun 11, 2020 5:09 AM 14
Growth habits of these roses by LolaTasmania May 5, 2019 12:57 AM 15
Rose Pruning Advice by mcarlton Jan 8, 2019 9:08 AM 6
Uh oh... some more blooms... and chickies! by Beth_NorCal Oct 8, 2018 11:58 PM 40
What have you ordered so far for next season? by zuzu Mar 18, 2019 1:21 PM 222
Question by carlysuko Aug 21, 2018 1:40 PM 8

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