"Huilito" is a found rose from the Rio Grande Valley in extreme south Texas. It is a fragrant hybrid Bourbon-China with a distinctive color and strong fragrance.
"Huilito" is a found rose from the Rio Grande Valley in extreme south Texas. Named for an elderly Spanish gardener, it is a fragrant hybrid Bourbon-China with a distinctive color and strong fragrance.
"Huilito" was introduced into commerce by the Antique Rose Emporium in 1988.
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|PLANT SIZE |
Height: 2 ' to 3 ' Width: 2 ' to 2 '
"Huilito" forms a small, compact bush, 2' to 3' in height.
The foliage is medium green and China-like.
R - Repeat. "Huilito" starts blooming April in the Texas Hill Country, and repeats in the fall with scattered flowers in the summer.
| Flower Size: 2.00" to 3.00" Cluster Size: 1 to 3 Petal Count: 40 to 50 |
"Huilito" flowers are medium sized, globular, and quartered.
MP - Medium pink."Huilito" blooms are a distinctive bluish pink.
|COLOR VARIATION:|| |
VF - Very Fragrant. "Huilito" has a strong Bourbon fragrance.
Zones 7 - 9
"Huilito" tolerates poorer soils and has no known disease problems.
"Huilito" may be propagated by cuttings.
The China-like foliage and Bourbon fragrance of "Huilito" suggest that it is a Bourbon-China hybrid.
Antique Rose Emporium. The Antique Rose Emporium 1988 Reference Guide. Independence, Texas: Antique Rose Emporium. 1988, p. 57.