Rose (Rosa 'Essex') in the Roses Database

Alternative cultivar names:
'Essex'
'POUlnoz'
'Aquitaine'
'Pink Cover'

Data specific to Roses (Edit)
Bloom size: Medium: 2-3"
Bloom shape: Flat
Petal count: Single: 1-7 petals
Rose bloom color: Medium pink
Extra Bloom Info: In clusters
Rebloom: Some
Class: Shrub
Growth Habit: Short, 1-2 feet, very bushy
Fragrance: Mild
Hybridizer & year: Olesen, 1989

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: 1-2 feet
Plant Spread: 1-2 feet
Leaves: Deciduous
Flowers: Showy
Fragrant
Flower Color: Pink
Flower Time: Late spring or early summer
Late summer or early fall
Uses: Groundcover
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

Photo courtesy Joy Creek Nursery.  Used with permission.

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