Rise and Shine Miniature Rose was introduced by
Ralph Moore in 1977. One of the finest yellow miniature roses available,
it can grow to a height of three feet and can get equally as wide. It
has a mass of bright yellow flowers summer through fall here in
zone 8. Fall also provides a bounty of delicious tiny rose hips that are
perfect for making a cup of tea.
Like all roses, miniature roses are sun loving and fairly
drought resistant. Plant in well drained soil and fertilize with an
organic fertilizer in the
spring. We prune out dead canes whenever we notice them and shape the
plant to the height and width we want in fall. All rose petals are
edible if grown organically and make attractive garnishes for salads.
They can be added after cooking to almost any dish. Whole buds can be
used to decorate cakes or other confections. Sample buds should be
pulled apart and inspected for insects before using on food.
Rise and Shine Miniature Rose has perfectly shaped buds
that are ideal for drying or using in fresh crafts like
our fresh Herbal Wreath. It
would make an excellent addition to our
Crafter's Herb Garden