The Caliente miniature rose has beautiful, Hybrid tea form, fire engine red roses with pointed petals.
The exhibition form blooms on 'Caliente' miniature rose,are borne on single stems, and rest on a compact bushy plant that is relatively disease resistant.
This mini red rose bush is a constant show winner. It produces bright colored, double, dark red mini roses, with the slight fragrance of raspberry. This miniature rose bush produces lots of mostly single blooms, that are just perfect for picking.
Type Miniature Rose
Hybridizer Frank A. Bernardella 2004
Growth Habits Upright growing, vigorous rose bush, is rounded, and bushy, it grows to 2’
Blooms Deep red blooms mature to an even brighter red. Blooms have 26-40 petals. Exhibition form flowers are 2” across
Foliage medium size, medium green, semi-glossy foliage
Fragrance slight fragrance (of Raspberry)
Awards American Rose Society Award of Excellence 2006
Hardy zone zones 4-11
Caliente miniature is a vigorous growing rose, that branches out well, and supply’s lots of picture perfect blooms. The deep red colored buds burst open to become fire engine red, perfect blooms, with pointed petals. ‘Caliente’ is a consistent winner, both on the show table, and in the garden.
It was given the American Rose Society Award of Excellence in 2006.
If you want a rose that is small and petite, this mini rose plant grows compact, reaching around two feet tall, with a spread of the same size.
This is a superb rose, that blooms continually throughout the season, producing lots of blooms. If you grow it, you will be generously rewarded with lots of blooms to make bouquets for the house. The petite sized blooms are not only beautiful, but a bit fragrant as well.
The word ‘Caliente' in Spanish means 'Hot'. You’ll find this mini rose, a hot colored rose that is not only very beautiful, but disease resistant, and a superb garden rose. It is a rose that is equally perfect for the vase, in the garden, or on the show table. The Caliente miniature rose is (a terrific, all around winner!)
Plant these in the front of the border, or use them as an edging plant to maybe line the walk, or border. They would certainly look nice planted around a bird bath or fountain. Planting some low growing blue perennial (or annual)flowers in front of them would really make them stand out.