Rose (Rosa 'Fantan') in the Roses Database

Alternative cultivar names:
'Fantan'
'MEImex'

Data specific to Roses (Edit)
Bloom size: Medium: 2-3"
Petal count: very full: 40+ petals
Rose bloom color: Russet
Extra Bloom Info: Medium, very full
Rebloom: Good
Class: Hybrid tea
Extra Color Info: Russet tan
Growth Habit: Short, 2-3 feet
Fragrance: Mild
Hybridizer & year: Francis Meilland, 1959
Optimal growing zones: USDA zone 7 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: Russet
Flower Time: Spring
Summer
Fall
Uses: Cut Flower
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Butterflies
Propagation: Other methods: Cuttings: Stem
Cuttings: Tip
Miscellaneous: With thorns/spines/prickles/teeth

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Location: In my Northern California gardenDate: 2011-10-04
By zuzu
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Discussion Threads about this plant
Thread Title Last Reply Replies
Disbudding to encourage better growth? by Rose_Guy1127 Sep 5, 2018 3:43 PM 6
The Hunt. by Skiekitty Oct 14, 2012 10:23 AM 45
The rarest rose in my garden by zuzu Oct 5, 2011 11:55 AM 13
What roses would you NOT recommend by Andi May 20, 2011 1:50 PM 60
Russet Roses by zuzu May 9, 2017 8:43 AM 86

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