Rose (Rosa 'Sweet Chariot') in the Roses Database

Alternative cultivar names:
'Sweet Chariot'
'MORchari'
'Insolite'

Data specific to Roses (Edit)
Bloom size: Small: under 2"
Bloom shape: Other: Pompon
Petal count: very full: 40+ petals
Rose bloom color: Mauve and mauve blend
Extra Bloom Info: In clusters
Rebloom: Good
Class: Miniature
Growth Habit: Very short, 1-2 feet, very bushy
Fragrance: Strong
Hybridizer & year: Ralph S. Moore, 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: 1-2 feet
Plant Spread: 2-3 feet
Leaves: Deciduous
Flowers: Showy
Fragrant
Flower Color: Mauve
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: Little Chief x Violette
Child plants: 8 child plants

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Location: Coastal San Diego County Date: 2018-11-14My favorite mini
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Location: Riverside, CADate: 2016-03-26
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Location: La Crescenta, CADate: 2018-05-05
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Location: Coastal San Diego County Date: 2018-11-14Heavenly fragrance
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Location: Riverside, CADate: 2015-04-08
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Location: Coastal San Diego County Date: 2017-09-14
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Location: Coastal San Diego County Date: 2018-09-07Just bought from High Country Roses
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Comments:
Posted by zuzu (Northern California - Zone 9a) on Dec 8, 2011 8:10 PM

Sweet Chariot is the ideal rose for a hanging basket. The canes naturally want to trail downward rather than standing straight up. It produces beautiful clusters of perfectly shaped blooms and stays in bloom throughout the season.

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Plant Events from our members
LlamaLlori On December 10, 2015 Obtained plant
From Burlington
carlysuko On December 16, 2018 Miscellaneous Event
Still blooming
carlysuko On September 8, 2018 Obtained plant
Received from High Country Roses
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