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

Alternative cultivar names:
'Sweet Chariot'

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
Flower Color: Mauve
Flower Time: Spring
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: Thorned
Parentage: Little Chief x Violette
Child plants: 6 child plants


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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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