The Main Plant entry for Roses (Rosa)

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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)
Leaves: Deciduous
Flowers: Showy
Uses: Cut Flower
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Propagation: Other methods: Cuttings: Stem
Cuttings: Tip

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Common names
  • Rose

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Photo by Mike
Photo by Mike
Location: Sangamon Co. Il.
Date: 2018-05-03
Location: Sangamon Co. Il.
Date: 2018-05-03
Photo by dana
Photo by Mike
Photo by jon
Photo by zuzu
Photo by Mike
Location: Arbor Gate Nursery, Tomball, TX
Date: 2013-10-05
Location: Originally skiekitty's photo
Date: 2013-08-08
Magnesium deficiency

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Comments:
  • Posted by Mindy03 (Delta KY) on Apr 22, 2012 1:41 PM concerning plant:
    Honey bees get pollen from this plant. Single flowered varieties are best.
  • Posted by Newyorkrita (North Shore, Long Island, NY ) on Sep 19, 2013 4:41 PM concerning plant:
    Roses, I love roses. All colors and shapes and sizes. Small single roses to thickly shaped old garden look-alikes. I grow some hybrid teas, but mostly I grow floribundas and shrub roses.
Plant Events from our members
dragonfetti On January 30, 2015 Plant Ended (Removed, Died, Discarded, etc)
Did not make it due to lack of water while I was sick. Will try again.
dragonfetti On December 13, 2014 Obtained plant
December 13, 2014: Obtained plant (From Wal-Mart; Christmas gift; Parade Rose, deep red. My first miniature rose iin several years and the first for the High Desert climate.)
hlutzow On December 26, 2020 Obtained plant
on Christmas clearance
MissMew On June 17, 2021 Transplanted
MissMew On March 23, 2021 Obtained plant
Suzanne- spring planter
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Discussion Threads about this plant
Thread Title Last Reply Replies
Your roses by Happy_1 Oct 23, 2011 4:50 PM 1
Not Gypsy Sunblaze by zuzu Aug 21, 2014 9:04 PM 6
Westerland? by bamira Apr 23, 2015 6:29 PM 8
Unidentified Floribunda Rose by Fleur569 Apr 27, 2015 4:16 PM 0
Rose by pepper23 Oct 8, 2017 11:55 PM 1
Rose by pepper23 Oct 7, 2017 8:17 PM 0
Rose Hips by Lioba Dec 18, 2017 8:56 PM 1
Not 'Rosa moschata' by AquaEyes Jun 24, 2018 1:16 AM 2
Ouch! by tx_flower_child Dec 15, 2019 9:02 PM 3

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