Rose (Rosa 'Mothersday') in the Roses Database

Alternative cultivar names:
'Mothersday'
'Fete des Meres'
'Guttertag'
'Morsdag'

Data specific to Roses (Edit)
Bloom size: Medium: 2-3"
Bloom shape: Globular
Petal count: full: 26-40 petals
Rose bloom color: Dark red
Extra Bloom Info: In large clusters
Rebloom: Good
Class: Polyantha
Extra Color Info: Dark red
Growth Habit: Short, 1-2 feet, bushy
Fragrance: Moderate
Hybridizer & year: Discovered by F.J. Grootendorst, 1949
Optimal growing zones: USDA zone 6 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: 1-2 feet
Plant Spread: 1-2 feet
Leaves: Deciduous
Flowers: Showy
Fragrant
Flower Color: Red
Flower Time: Spring
Summer
Fall
Uses: 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
Parentage: Sport of: Dick Koster
Child plants: one child plant

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Location: New York Botanical Gardens Bronx NYDate: July 2014
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