||Common name(s): Rose
||Genus of about 150 species of semi-evergreen or deciduous shrubs and perennial climbers, found in a variety of habitats in Asia, Europe, N. Africa, and North America.
Miniature Roses bear lovely 1/2 - 1 1/2 in. blooms which are similar to their larger outdoors relatives. There are fragrance, a wide array of colours and a variety of shapes including bushes (6-12 in. high), climbers and standards. With care they can be grown successfully, providing blooms from early spring to late summer. Remove faded blooms to prolong the flowering season.
||Watering and misting
|Indoor it needs abundant light (full sun or light shade), moderate temperatures (60-70°F nights), good air circulation.
||Water freely all year, sparingly in winter. Misting is necessary.
||Root softwood cuttings in summer; root hardwood cuttings in autumn. Sow seed in containers in autumn.
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