My miniature rose changed color!


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The weirdest thing happened!:eek:
I think that most of you remember this rose: https://www.gardening-forums.com/threads/pink-and-green-rose.3110/
After all its flowers had faded, I transplanted it to a bigger pot. Recently, it developed a new flower. To my surprise, it looks like this:

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It's bright orange!!! How is it possible that a rose with pink and green flowers started developing orange flowers?o_Oo_O
 
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Maybe when you transplanted it you might have covered above the graft?
 
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I had no idea roses would do that on an established plant. I know when you start plants from seed you often get mutants. Maybe there is a soil condition? Very cool.
 
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Zigs - are miniature roses grafted? I didn't add any soil on the top of the roots. It's so weird!
Carolyn - I used the same soil that I always use for all my roses. The rest of them look normal.
Furniturebt - it really is! I have absolutely no idea what happened. But I loved the previous color of my rose:(
 
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That was just a wild stab in the dark Claudine, would guess they are as most other cultivated roses are.
 
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That is kind of cool, it's a lovely color, so I hope you are no disappointed.

Yes, many cultivated roses are grafted. My mom had a rose bush that died back to the ground one year due something happening, I don't remember what, but it came back from the ground and was all wild and not at all like the bush that it once was because it was wild roots with a grafted bush. Unfortunately that didn't turn out to be a nice surprise for us, but yours still looks beautiful.
 
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Wow, it used to be a light pink rose and now looks kinda yellowish :O By the way....nice picture, Clauds :) I wonder what color will the other roses be? What do you think of this new color, b the way? Like it or prefer the old one?
 
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Zigs - I think that some of them are grafted. However, I managed to propagate a few roses from cuttings and I've never tried to graft them. Should I do it? They look normal and grow healthy.
Dancing Lady - thank you! I'm not disappointed, but I think that the previous color looked more unique.
Trellum - in real life it's bright orange, not just yellow;) It looks completely different! I like it, but I wouldn't worry if it developed a green-pink flower too.
 
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If it's looking good then I wouldn't worry about it Claudine :)

Not sure why they graft Roses, i'm more into fruit and veg. Apple trees are grafted to restrict the final tree size.
 
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Maybe they graft roses to make things more interesting:p This way, we never know what colors of roses we buy:LOL:
I wonder if there is any chance that my rose will develop green and pink flowers again.
 
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It's surprising that the color changed, but it's still a really pretty rose. I like the vibrant orange color. I wonder if the color will change again at some point.
 
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Thank you, ACSAPA!:) I wonder about it too. On one hand, I like the new color, because it's pretty and I don't have any other orange roses. On the other hand, I loved pink and green flowers, they looked so unique!
 
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I love your miniature orange rose, @claudine and I am envied to see that window sill with all the plants there :) I would love to have one to just bring home more plants/flowers during the winter months.

Just a lovely rose among the green!
 
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Thank you! It's a window sill in my old room at my parents' house. Now, I'm living in an apartment and I have three large window sills, so I can grow even more plants:D It's a dream come true!
 

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