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Data specific to Roses (Edit)
Bloom size: Medium: 2-3"
Petal count: full: 26-40 petals
Rose bloom color: Medium pink
Extra Bloom Info: In clusters
Rebloom: Good
Class: Floribunda
Growth Habit: Medium, 3-4 feet, bushy
Fragrance: Mild
Hybridizer & year: Eugene S. "Gene" Boerner, 1968
Optimal growing zones: USDA zone 5 and warmer
Awards: AARS: 1969

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: 3-4 feet
Plant Spread: 2-3 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
Parentage: Ginger x (Ma Perkins x Garnette Supreme)
Child plants: one child plant

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Posted by Calif_Sue (Sebastopol, CA - Zone 9a) on Feb 10, 2013 11:51 PM

Noted by Antique Rose Emporium:
"This prolific bloomer is sure to attract everyone’s attention with her bright shapely flowers of coral-pink. It makes a long lasting cut flower but will go "spotty" as it ages. This rose looks good in a large pot or mixed with perennials in the garden."

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