Rose (Rosa 'Irresistible') in the Roses Database

Alternative cultivar names:
'Irresistible'
'TINresist'

Data specific to Roses (Edit)
Bloom size: Small: under 2"
Bloom shape: High-centered
Petal count: full: 26-40 petals
Rose bloom color: White and white blend
Extra Bloom Info: In clusters
Rebloom: Good
Class: Miniature
Extra Color Info: White blend, pink center
Growth Habit: Short, 2-3 feet, bushy
Fragrance: Moderate
Hybridizer & year: Dee Bennett, 1989
Optimal growing zones: USDA zone 4 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: 2-3 feet
Plant Spread: 2 feet
Leaves: Deciduous
Flowers: Showy
Fragrant
Flower Color: Bi-Color: White and pink
Flower Time: Spring
Summer
Fall
Uses: Cut Flower
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Propagation: Other methods: Cuttings: Stem
Cuttings: Tip
Containers: Suitable in 3 gallon or larger
Needs repotting every 2 to 3 years
Needs excellent drainage in pots
Miscellaneous: With thorns/spines/prickles/teeth

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October 2016 -- Photos and Chat by zuzu Oct 31, 2016 6:15 AM 161
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April Chat - Spring's Here!! by Skiekitty May 3, 2014 5:09 PM 138
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