Rose (Rosa 'Sterling Silver') in the Roses Database

Data specific to Roses (Edit)
Bloom size: Large: 4-5"
Bloom shape: High-centered
Petal count: full: 26-40 petals
Rose bloom color: Mauve and mauve blend
Rebloom: Good
Class: Hybrid tea
Other: Florists rose
Extra Color Info: Lavender
Growth Habit: Short, 2-3 feet, upright
Fragrance: Strong
Hybridizer & year: Gladys (Mrs. Gordon) Fisher, 1957
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)
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 7b -15 °C (5 °F) to -12.2 °C (10 °F)
Plant Height: 2-3 feet
Plant Spread: 1-2 feet
Leaves: Deciduous
Flowers: Showy
Fragrant
Flower Color: Lavender
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 Peace
Child plants: 10 child plants

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Discussion Threads about this plant
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Name your five favorite roses 4' or shorter in size by kohala May 18, 2020 11:37 AM 17
January 2020 -- Photos and Chat by zuzu Feb 1, 2020 2:19 AM 120
Which roses have you ordered for next season (2020)? by zuzu Jun 20, 2020 11:10 AM 215
Is this Dr. Huey? by NyxOfTheFallen May 22, 2019 5:50 PM 8
January 2019 -- Photos and Chat by zuzu Jan 31, 2019 12:31 AM 142
What have you ordered so far for next season? by zuzu Mar 18, 2019 1:21 PM 222
July 2018 -- photos and chat by zuzu Aug 5, 2018 5:11 PM 170
Heirloom Roses by Ray_Gun Mar 10, 2019 1:44 PM 47
Lavender Colored Recommendations by NyxOfTheFallen Aug 15, 2018 6:39 AM 25
Which roses have you ordered for the 2018 season? by zuzu Jun 22, 2018 4:03 PM 163
November 2017 -- Photos and Chat by zuzu Nov 30, 2017 7:35 PM 80
Mild winter not always good for normally tough bush roses by RpR Nov 18, 2019 7:13 PM 93
Your toughest hybrid teas by gemini_sage Feb 6, 2015 6:37 AM 41
October's here! Pumpkins, ghosts, snow.. just the usual! by Skiekitty Oct 30, 2014 2:29 PM 59
2nd (and probably final) flush of roses in my CO garden this year by Skiekitty Sep 11, 2014 6:45 PM 26
diseased rose bush? PLEASE help! by marykay37 Jun 18, 2020 9:30 PM 48
July - Big Booms & Blooms! by Skiekitty Aug 16, 2014 5:14 PM 49
June 2014 photos and chat by zuzu Jun 29, 2014 7:07 PM 82
April Chat - Spring's Here!! by Skiekitty May 3, 2014 5:09 PM 138
August is here! New chatting / blooms? by Skiekitty Aug 31, 2013 9:40 AM 109

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