Rose (Rosa 'Cocktail') in the Roses Database

Alternative cultivar names:
'Cocktail'
'MEImick'

Data specific to Roses (Edit)
Bloom size: Medium: 2-3"
Bloom shape: Other: Saucer-shaped
Petal count: Single: 1-7 petals
Rose bloom color: Red blend
Extra Bloom Info: In clusters
Rebloom: Good
Class: Floribunda
Extra Color Info: Red, with yellow center
Growth Habit: Tall, typically 6-8 feet, bushy
Fragrance: Mild
Hybridizer & year: Francis Meilland, 1957
Optimal growing zones: USDA zone 4 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)
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 4b -31.7 °C (-25 °F) to -28.9 °C (-20 °F)
Plant Height: 6-8 feet
Plant Spread: 3-4 feet
Leaves: Deciduous
Flowers: Showy
Fragrant
Flower Color: Bi-Color: Red and yellow
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: (Independence x Orange Triumph) x Phyllis Bide
Child plants: one child plant

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Location: In my Northern California gardenDate: 2009-05-10
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Location: In my Northern California gardenDate: 2012-05-06
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Discussion Threads about this plant
Thread Title Last Reply Replies
Cocktail rose by BlueFlax47 Jul 1, 2014 12:29 PM 1
2019 Photo Contest Rose Category Winner by zuzu Dec 13, 2019 1:37 AM 10
Rose ordering from Peter Beales by Canadian_Rose Oct 26, 2019 3:09 PM 14
June 2019 -- Photos and Chat by zuzu Jul 27, 2019 9:37 AM 355
Rose identification by clipi Aug 12, 2019 12:59 AM 11
Rose blooms from today - July 23 by Beth_NorCal Jul 30, 2018 3:58 PM 15
July 4th Parade of Roses (and other flowers) by Mike Jul 9, 2018 3:38 PM 12
Untitled by MargieNY Jun 26, 2018 11:55 AM 16
🌹OCTOBER 2017 Bloom and Chat 🌹 by IrisLilli Oct 31, 2017 11:48 AM 176
✺✺ May 2017 Bloom and Chat ✺✺ by Calif_Sue Jun 1, 2017 5:40 AM 412
Fertilizing by roseman2145 May 26, 2017 2:37 PM 11
March 2017 -- Photos and Chat by sunnyvalley Apr 2, 2017 12:17 PM 268
February 2017 -- Photos and Chat by zuzu Mar 1, 2017 10:04 PM 228
January 2017 -- Photos and Chat by zuzu Jan 31, 2017 3:27 PM 117
December 2016 -- Photos and Chat by zuzu Dec 31, 2016 6:16 AM 171
October 2016 -- Photos and Chat by zuzu Oct 31, 2016 6:15 AM 161
Palatine roses for 2016/2017 season by zuzu Nov 28, 2016 2:38 PM 90
July 2016 -- Photos and Chat by zuzu Jul 31, 2016 1:14 PM 157
Rose id help request by OregonLinda Jun 2, 2016 9:11 PM 6
October 2015, Photos and Chat by zuzu Oct 30, 2015 3:33 PM 96
September 2015, Photos and Chat by zuzu Oct 7, 2015 10:14 AM 46

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