Rose (Rosa 'Dearest') in the Roses Database

Data specific to Roses (Edit)
Bloom size: Medium: 2-3"
Bloom shape: Cupped
Petal count: double: 16-25 petals
Rose bloom color: Pink blend
Extra Bloom Info: Double to full, in clusters
Rebloom: Good
Class: Floribunda
Extra Color Info: Salmon-pink
Growth Habit: Short, 2-3 feet, bushy
Fragrance: Strong
Hybridizer & year: Alexander Dickson III, 1960

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: 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
Child plants: one child plant

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Location: Santa Cruz Mountains, CaliforniaDate: 2014-09-25
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Discussion Threads about this plant
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Rose Damage Help by Ray_Gun Aug 27, 2018 2:33 PM 13
The last gasp of summer by Henhouse Nov 2, 2015 10:47 AM 62
August 2015, Photos and Chat by zuzu Sep 7, 2015 10:44 PM 65
Sale at Vintage Gardens by Skiekitty Aug 24, 2011 12:37 PM 3
HAPPY BIRTHDAY ZuZu by glevely Feb 20, 2010 2:58 PM 28

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