Rosa 'Torch of Liberty'



Torch of Liberty Miniature Rose

Torch of Liberty Miniature Rose fully open.


Torch of Liberty Miniature Rose was introduced by Ralph Moore in 1985. The cantaloupe orange flower petals are washed with cream on the back side and at the center.  It can grow to a height of two feet and can get equally as wide. The flowers come and go throughout the growing season an are usually in clusters of six or so. The informal hedge below is about three years old and is six plants. The taller rose in the background is Why Not Miniature Rose.

Torch of Liberty Hedge

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.

Torch of Liberty 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.


Cultural Information

Height: 2 to 3 Feet 

Hardiness: Perennial
in Zones 5-11

Flower Color: Orange with a touch of cream

Characteristics: Full Sun

Uses: Ornamental, Dried Flower


Organic Torch of Liberty Miniature Rose Plant

$6.95 per 3 inch pot





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