Rose (Rosa 'Pierre de Ronsard') in the Roses Database

Alternative cultivar names:
'Pierre de Ronsard'
'MEIviolin'
'Eden'
'Eden Climber'
'Eden Rose 85'

Data specific to Roses (Edit)
Bloom size: Large: 4-5"
Bloom shape: Globular
Petal count: very full: 40+ petals
Rose bloom color: Pink blend
Extra Bloom Info: In clusters
Rebloom: Good
Class: Large-flowered climber
Other: Romantica
Extra Color Info: Cream, with light pink shading
Growth Habit: Typically 4-12 feet
Fragrance: Moderate
Hybridizer & year: Marie-Louise (Louisette) Meilland, before 1985
Optimal growing zones: USDA zone 5 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: 4-12 feet
Plant Spread: 3-4 feet
Leaves: Deciduous
Flowers: Showy
Fragrant
Flower Color: Bi-Color: White and 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: (Danse des Sylphes x Handel) X Pink Wonder, Cl.
Child plants: 2 child plants

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Location: In my Northern California garden Date: May, 2015Growing with Clematis 'Comtesse de Bouchaud'
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At a garden tour
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Location: In my Northern California gardenDate: 2013-05-27
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Date: 2016-07-07
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Location: Longwood Gardens, Kennett Square, Pennsylvania, USADate: 2018-08-27
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Location: Longwood Gardens, Kennett Square, Pennsylvania, USADate: 2018-08-27
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Location: Jacksonville TXDate: 2016-09-23
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Location: Coastal San Diego County Date: 2018-05-23
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Location: Ukraine (Transcarpathia)Date: 2018-06-03
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Location: Ukraine (Transcarpathia)Date: 2016-06-25
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Location: Longwood Gardens, Kennett Square, Pennsylvania, USADate: 2018-08-27
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Location: San Jose Heritage Rose GardenDate: 2007-05-10
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Location: Ukraine (Transcarpathia)Date: 2016-06-25
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Location: My Northeastern Indiana Gardens - Zone 5bDate: 2012-05-29
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Date: 2015-04-24
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Location: Jacksonville, TXDate: 2015-05-04
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Date: 2016-07-07
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Location: Orem, UtahDate: 2012-05-10At Sunriver Nursery
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Date: 2012-05-18
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Date: 2014-06-11
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Location: Jacksonville TXDate: 2016-09-23
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Location: Ukraine (Transcarpathia)Date: 2018-06-03
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Location: My Northeastern Indiana Gardens - Zone 5bDate: June 1, 2011 7:39 PMFirst Blooms on First Year Plant - Planted in December
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Location: My Northeastern Indiana Gardens - Zone 5bDate: June 20, 2011 1:33 PMFirst Year Blooms
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Location: My Northeastern Indiana Gardens - Zone 5Date: 2011-10-17The leaves are way over my head on this rose;-)
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Location: My Northeastern Indiana Gardens - Zone 5Date: 2011-10-17On this rose only the oldest canes have prickles; and they're few
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Location: My Northeastern Indiana Gardens - Zone 5bDate: 2012-05-29
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Location: In my Northern California gardenDate: 2012-11-18
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Comments:
Posted by zuzu (Northern California - Zone 9a) on Feb 2, 2014 8:52 PM

This rose, more commonly known as the Eden Climber in the United States, is the ideal climber. It is a vigorous grower and the thick canes have no trouble holding up the heavy blooms, which are packed with petals (as many as 60). The blooms are heat resistant and rain resistant.

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Discussion Threads about this plant
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December 2018 -- Photos and Chat by zuzu Dec 9, 2018 7:32 PM 60
Photos and chat, February 2014 by zuzu Jul 27, 2014 2:20 PM 152
A great work from a farmer ,he is my idol! by farmwind Aug 15, 2013 4:49 AM 22
Rabbit damage by chelle Oct 31, 2013 12:56 PM 139
2010 Rose Parade by kassiap Nov 7, 2010 6:29 AM 38

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