PlantsRoses→Rose (Rosa 'Affirm')

Alternative cultivar names:
'Affirm'
'McMillan's Pink'

Data specific to Roses (Edit)
Bloom size: Large: 4-5"
Bloom shape: High-centered
Petal count: full: 26-40 petals
Rose bloom color: Medium pink
Rebloom: Good
Class: Hybrid tea
Growth Habit: Short, 2-3 feet, upright
Fragrance: Mild
Hybridizer & year: Dr. Thomas McMillan, 1998
Optimal growing zones: USDA zone 7 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: 2-3 feet
Plant Spread: 2 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: Seedling x Seedling

At the Tampa Rose Society show

Grow Milkweed and Help Save the Monarch ButterfliesGrow Milkweed and Help Save the Monarch Butterflies
By dave on September 23, 2015

Could the monarchs one day actually go extinct? It's not unheard of. The loss of milkweed is directly related to the loss of monarchs. Let's all grow milkweed and preserve this majestic species of butterfly.

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Discussion Threads about this plant
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August 2019 -- Photos and Chat by zuzu Aug 31, 2019 10:08 PM 261
🌹SEPTEMBER 2017 Bloom and Chat 🌹 by IrisLilli Oct 2, 2017 8:45 AM 153
March 2017 -- Photos and Chat by sunnyvalley Apr 2, 2017 12:17 PM 268
will this save my rose bed? by Tisha Oct 21, 2016 12:13 PM 47
A Virtual Visit to the Tampa Rose Society Show by mellielong May 12, 2015 6:37 PM 12
What roses would you NOT recommend by Andi May 20, 2011 1:50 PM 60

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