Rose (Rosa 'First Kiss') in the Roses Database

Alternative cultivar names:
'First Kiss'
'JACling'

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: In large clusters
Rebloom: Good
Class: Floribunda
Extra Color Info: Pink, fading to ivory
Growth Habit: Medium-tall, 4-6 feet, bushy
Fragrance: Moderate
Hybridizer & year: William A. Warriner, 1991

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: 4-6 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: Sun Flare x Simplicity

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Location: In my Northern California gardenDate: 2012-05-17
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Comments:
Posted by zuzu (Northern California - Zone 9a) on Aug 1, 2010 6:46 AM

This rose has the very best scent in my garden. It literally wafts out at you as you walk by the rose bush, but without being cloying.

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