Rose (Rosa 'Wishing') in the Roses Database

Alternative cultivar names:
'Wishing'
'DICkerfuffle'
'DICkerfume'
'Georgie Girl'

Data specific to Roses (Edit)
Bloom size: Medium: 2-3"
Petal count: full: 26-40 petals
Rose bloom color: Apricot and apricot blend
Extra Bloom Info: Double to full, in clusters
Rebloom: Good
Class: Floribunda
Extra Color Info: Peach blend
Growth Habit: Medium, 3-4 feet, bushy
Fragrance: Mild
Hybridizer & year: Patrick Dickson, 1984
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: 3-4 feet
Plant Spread: 2-3 feet
Leaves: Deciduous
Flowers: Showy
Fragrant
Flower Color: Other: Apricot blend
Flower Time: Spring
Summer
Fall
Uses: Cut Flower
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Propagation: Seeds: Will not come true from seed
Propagation: Other methods: Cuttings: Stem
Cuttings: Tip
Miscellaneous: With thorns/spines/prickles/teeth

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Discussion Threads about this plant
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Is my rose preparing for winter or just dying? by Lefleurblanche Nov 23, 2019 4:11 PM 11
August 2019 -- Photos and Chat by zuzu Aug 31, 2019 10:08 PM 261
July 2019 -- Photos and Chat by zuzu Aug 2, 2019 12:08 AM 307
What's wrong with my rose? by Luckynjun1 May 31, 2019 12:16 PM 32
May 2019 -- Photos and Chat by zuzu Jun 7, 2019 8:21 PM 468
April 2019 -- Photos and Chat by zuzu May 3, 2019 9:46 AM 402
OT: Holiday Greeting! by jerijen Dec 25, 2018 11:06 AM 14
Finally got to go see the devastation... by Beth_NorCal Feb 7, 2019 3:52 PM 63
My home is gone in the fire by Beth_NorCal Feb 12, 2019 1:18 PM 73
What have you ordered so far for next season? by zuzu Mar 18, 2019 1:21 PM 222
Why are roses so stressful? by CrazedHoosier Aug 14, 2018 3:36 PM 65
Hey, guys. Looking for current opinions on vendors by dana Mar 29, 2018 8:20 AM 13
March 2018 -- Photos and Chat by zuzu Apr 3, 2018 3:02 PM 102
December 2017 -- Photos and Chat by zuzu Jan 3, 2018 9:01 AM 88
🌹AUGUST 2017 Bloom and Chat 🌹 by Calif_Sue Sep 9, 2017 12:10 AM 89
April 2017-Photos & Chat by Calif_Sue May 1, 2017 8:24 AM 198
March 2017 -- Photos and Chat by sunnyvalley Apr 2, 2017 12:17 PM 268
Just wanted to say hi by Jackiedavis87 Mar 12, 2017 2:49 PM 14
February 2017 -- Photos and Chat by zuzu Mar 1, 2017 10:04 PM 228
December 2016 -- Photos and Chat by zuzu Dec 31, 2016 6:16 AM 171

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