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Data specific to Roses (Edit)
Bloom size: Large: 4-5"
Bloom shape: Other: Cupped to flat
Petal count: very full: 40+ petals
Rose bloom color: Deep pink
Extra Bloom Info: Quartered, with button eye
Rebloom: Good
Class: Hybrid perpetual
Extra Color Info: Deep rose-pink
Growth Habit: Medium-tall, 3-5 feet, bushy
Fragrance: Moderate
Hybridizer & year: Jean Desprez, 1841
Optimal growing zones: USDA zones 4-9

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: 3-5 feet
Plant Spread: 3-4 feet
Leaves: Deciduous
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Pink
Flower Time: Spring
Uses: Cut Flower
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Propagation: Other methods: Cuttings: Stem
Cuttings: Tip
Miscellaneous: With thorns/spines/prickles/teeth
Child plants: one child plant


The Most Loved and Beautiful of FlowersThe Most Loved and Beautiful of Flowers
By Mike on February 9, 2013

Some know it as the Queen of Flowers; others call it by its family name, Rosaceae. But most of us know it, quite simply, as the rose. Whether grown in gardens, depicted in drawings, or praised in poetry, it is one of the most loved and beautiful of all flowers. This article briefly describes its history, explains its basic classifications, and provides descriptions and photographs of some of the most interesting and diverse specimens of the rose, the most beautiful of the flowering plants.

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Posted by zuzu (Northern California - Zone 9a) on Aug 28, 2012 8:49 PM

This is the most infuriating rose I've ever grown. It has no resistance whatsoever to pests and diseases. In fact, it's comparable to a pest and disease magnet and it suffers from maladies that never strike any other rose in my garden. In addition to being highly vulnerable to black spot, which is a major problem here, and powdery mildew, which is a minor problem, confined only to my large ramblers and this ridiculous rose, it's the only rose I've ever had that has exhibited signs of rust and downy mildew, which simply do not exist anywhere else in my area.

The blooms are beautiful, but the foliage and the shrub itself look awful all year, ravaged by the previously mentioned diseases and a variety of pests -- curculio weevils, rose slugs, thrips, etc.

I put up with its unsightly appearance for about 20 years, but finally had enough and dug it up last year. It appears to be a never-ending torment, however. I must have missed a small piece of root because it came up again with a vengeance this year, producing beautiful blooms and hideous foliage.

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