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Plant Profile: Rosa ‘Gemini’

Gemini 2The rose Gemini has long pointed buds with large outer petals that reflex at the tips as they unfurl to form a flower with creamy white center surrounded by a dusty pink band. The flowers are borne on long stems usually singly but sometimes in clusters of up to five blooms. The bushes are upright, vigorous, well-branched, with few prickles, and an abundance of dark green, glossy, healthy leaves. ‘Gemini’ is considered very disease resistance and is prized as a cut flower and for its high center which makes it a top notch exhibition rose.

Type: Hybrid tea

Origin: Zary, Bear Creek Gardens, United States, 1999

Parentage: Anne Morrow Lindbergh x New Year

Flower Size: 4-5”

Petal Count: 25-30 petals

Scent: Mild to strong and sweet

Flowering: Flushes throughout the season

Plant Size: 4-6’ H x 3-4’ W

Hardiness: Zones 5-9

ARS: 8.3

Awards: AARS 2000; Portland Gold Medal, 2003.

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