Kristin Miniature Rose

Red Blend Mini Rose Bush

The Kristin Miniature rose has dramatic, red edging on the white petals. The double blooms are large flowered form, and are borne usually one to a stem, or in small clusters, always on strong, straight stems.

The Kristin rose flowers are nicely displayed with the semi-glossy, dark green foliage, that is a little large for the bloom size. The color combination of this rose is quite striking. Every single white petal is edged in red, giving definition to the classic shape of the blooms on these mini roses.




Hybridizer Frank A. Benardella 1993

Growth Habits A vigorous habit of growth. It grows 24-30” tall and wide.

Blooms White blooms that are edged in red. The blooms are double, with 27-30 petals.

Foliage larger size, Semi-Glossy, dark green, foliage

Fragrance Only slight fragrance

Awards American Rose Society Award of Excellence 1993

Hardy zone zones 5-11


This miniature red blend rose bush does best in a warm climate, and requires warm weather for the blooms to fully open. In cooler climates, the blooms will not fully open. The heat intensifies the color, and the red edging extends deeper into each petal.

This is a vigorous growing rose bush. It becomes a rounded, 24-30’ bush. The bush is generally disease resistant, but watch for Mildew, as it could be a problem.

This miniature rose 'Kristin' rose, made its international exhibition debut in St. Albans, England, where it won several awards.

The blooms on the ‘Kristin’ miniature rose bush are excellent for cutting. The striking color, long cutting stems, and the fact that the blooms have good substance for a long vase life, make them a perfect choice.

If you live in a warm Summer climate, these mini red rose bushes are a good choice to grow in your garden. They make a colorful display in the garden, and you’ll have a nice rose for cutting lots of bouquets. The little blooms are like delicate, colorful Hybrid Teas!


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