PlantsRoses→Rose (Rosa 'Guy de Maupassant')

Alternative cultivar names:
'Guy de Maupassant'
'MEIsocrat'

Data specific to Roses (Edit)
Bloom size: Medium: 2-3"
Bloom shape: Cupped
Petal count: very full: 40+ petals
Rose bloom color: Medium pink
Extra Bloom Info: In clusters
Rebloom: Good
Class: Floribunda
Other: Romantica
Growth Habit: Can be trained as climber, 3-9 feet tall
Fragrance: Strong
Hybridizer & year: Alain Meilland, 1995
Optimal growing zones: USDA zone 7 and warmer

General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Shrub
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Soil pH Preferences: Moderately acid (5.6 – 6.0)
Slightly acid (6.1 – 6.5)
Neutral (6.6 – 7.3)
Slightly alkaline (7.4 – 7.8)
Plant Height: 3-9 feet
Plant Spread: 3-4 feet
Leaves: Deciduous
Flowers: Showy
Fragrant
Flower Color: Pink
Flower Time: Spring
Summer
Fall
Uses: Cut Flower
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Propagation: Other methods: Cuttings: Stem
Cuttings: Tip
Miscellaneous: With thorns/spines/prickles/teeth

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Location: In my Northern California gardenDate: 2009-08-04
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Discussion Threads about this plant
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Summer sale -- Roses Unlimited by zuzu Jun 24, 2012 8:47 PM 43
More May blooms by zuzu May 29, 2012 12:15 PM 34
Database by porkpal Dec 8, 2010 11:24 AM 43

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