Redwood Empire Miniature Rose is a wonderful
combination of peach sherbet and cantaloupe. The roses are perfect
little jewels and are wonderful planted amongst lavender. Redwood Empire
graces us with perfect little rose hips in the fall.
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. Dead canes can be pruned anytime but most pruning
occurs in the fall when we shape the plant to the desirable height and
width. 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. Before using any flower in
food, a sample flower should be pulled apart and inspected for insects.
produces rose hips at the end of the season which can add interest to a
wreath or arrangement. Rose hips are also high in Vitamin C and make a
tasty tea, which makes this plant a great addition to our
Tea Herb Garden Six Pack.
Redwood Empire 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
Six Pack for Zones 8-11 or our
Crafter's Herb Garden Six Pack for
Zones 5-11 and to our Edible Flower Herb Garden