Rose (Rosa 'Pioneer Spirit') in the Roses Database

Data specific to Roses (Edit)
Bloom size: Medium: 2-3"
Petal count: very full: 40+ petals
Rose bloom color: Medium pink
Extra Bloom Info: In clusters
Rebloom: Good
Class: Large-flowered climber
Growth Habit: Climbing to 6-8 feet; suitable for training as pillar rose
Fragrance: Moderate
Hybridizer & year: George Michael Shoup, 2006
Optimal growing zones: USDA zones 5-9

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 5b -26.1 °C (-15 °F) to -23.3 °C (-10 °F)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 9b
Plant Height: 6-8 feet
Plant Spread: 4-5 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: ((Sea Foam x Himalayan Musk Rose) x Carefree Beauty) x Crimson Glory

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Location: New York, NYDate: 2015-06Bronx botanical garden
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Comments:
Posted by Calif_Sue (Sebastopol, CA - Zone 9a) on Feb 11, 2013 7:40 PM

Noted by Antique Rose Emporium:
"This rose is one result of the deliberate effort of the Antique Rose Emporium to produce garden friendly roses from a breeding program initiated by Dr Robert Basye at Texas A & M."

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