"Lindee"

(Pronounced: LYNN-dee)

ALSO KNOWN AS:

"Lindee"

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"Lindee" is a found rose that resembles a miniature 'Katharina Zeimet'. It is a compact bush with dark green foliage and tiny white flowers that are borne in clusters.

 

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Although the blooms are quite small (1/2") they are perfectly formed and quite beautiful.

 

 
GENERAL
INFORMATION:

"Lindee" is a small found polyantha rose. It is a compact bush, much like a miniature version of 'Katharina Zeimet'. The flowers are very small (1/2" to 1") and occur in dense clusters.

It has been suggested that "Lindee" is actually 'P‚querette', the first polyantha rose. It makes a fine border or container plant.

 
BOTANICAL
GROUP:

Synstylae

 
GROUP:

Found

 
CLASS:

Pol

 
SEED
PARENT:

Unknown  

POLLEN
PARENT:

Unknown  

BREEDER:

Unknown  

INTRODUCED:

"Lindee" was introduced into commerce by the Antique Rose Emporium in 1990.  

DATE:

Unknown [ United States ]  

PLANT SIZE
AND FORM:

Height:    1 '     to    3 '           Width:    1 '     to    2 '



"Lindee" is a small compact bush that grows to heights of 1' - 3'.  

FOLIAGE
DESCRIPTION:

The foliage is dark green and small.

 
FOLIAGE
FRAGRANCE:

None.  

BLOOM
FREQUENCY:

R - Repeat. "Lindee" starts blooming in mid-spring (April in the Texas Hill Country), and repeats throughout the growing season.

 
BLOOM
DESCRIPTION:
Flower Size:    .50"      to      .50"           Cluster Size:    10      to      15           Petal Count:    30 to 35          

"Lindee" flowers are very small (approximately 1/2" diameter) and occur in dense clusters.

 
BLOOM
COLOR:

W - White. "Lindee" blooms are snowy white.

 
COLOR VARIATION:

None.  

FRAGRANCE:

NF - Not Fragrant. "Lindee" has no fragrance.

 
HIPS:

None observed.

 
CLIMATE:

Zones 6 - 9  

CULTURE:

"Lindee" tolerates poor soils and partial shade.

 
PROPAGATION:

"Lindee" is easily propagated from cuttings.

 
OTHER
CHARACTERISTICS:


    ** Tolerant of shade
    ** Tolerant of poorer soils
    ** Good for bedding or mass plantings
    ** Suitable for hedging and fence rows
    ** Suitable for growing in pots
    ** Availability is limited

"Lindee" is an excellent plant for containers, confined areas, and low borders.

 
ANECDOTAL
INFORMATION:

"Lindee" is thought by some to be 'Paquerette', the first polyantha rose. The original bush belonged to the Grandmother of Mike Lindee of Houston and was shared with the Antique Rose Emporium, which introduced it into commerce.

 
REFERENCES:

Antique Rose Emporium. The Antique Rose Emporium 1998 Catalog. Independence, Texas: Antique Rose Emporium. 1998, p. 6.

Druitt, Liz. The Organic Rose Garden. Dallas, TX: Taylor Publishing Company. 1996, pp. 93, 146.