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

A main reason I grow roses, I love making bouquets for the house

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Date: 2017-09-11
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Location: Nola's Iris Garden, San Jose, CADate: 2016-04-29
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Location: Pleasant Grove, utahDate: 2009-06-07
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Location: Pleasant Grove, UtahDate: 2009-06-12Rose Arbor
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Location: Zone 5Date: 2012-05-28
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Date: 2017-09-11
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Location: Coastal San Diego County Date: 2017-05-29
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Location: Pleasant Grove, UtahDate: 2011-10-23
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Location: central IllinoisDate: 2011-03-03
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Location: Zone 5Date: 2012-07-27
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Date: 2012-11-01
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Location: In my zone 8 gardenDate: April, 2015
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Location: Gilbert, AZDate: March 2017Miniature rose rescued from trash bin at Walmart
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Location: 5bDate: 2017-09-19Pink hybrid tea
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Date: 2008-05-10Rose garden tour in San Jose, CA
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Date: 2009-05-04A row of Eureka tree standards in someone's front yard
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Location: Zone 5Date: 2015-04-29
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Location: Round bed test garden Date: 2017-03-10
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Location: Coastal San Diego County Date: 2017-09-14Mystery mini rose. Wish I knew the name
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Location: Zone5bDate: 2017-09-19Old fashion fragrant red rose
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Location: Arvada, Colorado zone 5Date: june 28 ,2010two seedlings - one of Frulingsgold and one gallica
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Location: San Diego back yardCouple cuttings from my yard
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Date: 2009-07-03Photo courtesy of: Louis Vest
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Location: Zone 5Date: 2012-05-29 Unidentified Rose
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Location: Zone 5Date: 2012-05-29 Name Unknown
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Location: Zone 5
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Location: Zone 5Date: 2014-09-10
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Location: In my zone 8 gardenDate: April, 2015
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Date: 2015-05-15
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Location: austria / Wiener NeustadtDate: 2015-05-28
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Location: The Cloisters in Upper Manhattan, New York City Date: 2014-09-16
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Location: Round bed test garden Date: 2017-03-10
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Location: Ocean Springs, Ms.Date: 2017-05-09
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Location: Gilbert, AZDate: April 2017
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Location: My garden, Pequea, Pennsylvania 17565Date: 2017-10-16Hybrid Tea; unknown ID. My first rose; gift from Ethel Rutt
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Date: 2015-11-04
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Location: Ft. Worth Botanic GardensDate: 2011-10-18
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Location: Ft. Worth Botanic GardensDate: 2011-10-18
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Location: Salt Lake City, UtahDate: 2009-06-06At a Utah Rose Society Show....part of showroom..
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Location: Potohar, Pakistan.
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Location: Potohar, Pakistan.
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Location: Potohar, Pakistan.
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Date: 2012-10-12
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Location: My Northeastern Indiana Gardens - Zone 5bDate: 2012-06-11Lost ID miniature
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Location: My Northeastern Indiana Gardens - Zone 5bDate: 2012-06-11Lost ID miniature
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Location: Potohar, Punjab.
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Location: Potohar, Punjab.Date: 2012-11-01
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Date: 2013-08-09
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Date: 2013-09-12
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Date: 2013-09-12
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Date: 2013-09-12
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Location: Arbor Gate Nursery, Tomball, TXDate: 2013-10-05
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Location: Originally skiekitty's photoDate: 2013-08-08Magnesium deficiency
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Date: 2014-07-05Bloomimg in the rain
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Location: Gent, BelgiumDate: 2014-06-19
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Date: 2010-07-03Photo courtesy of: Yoko Nekonomania
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Location: central IllinoisDate: 2015-02-20
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Location: central IllinoisDate: Feb. 2008
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Location: central IllinoisDate: 2012-03-24
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Location: central IllinoisDate: 2012-04-01
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Location: Zone 5Date: 2015-04-29
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Location: Zone 5Date: 2011-07-24
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Location: HoustonDate: 4-30-12
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Location: central IllinoisDate: 2015-10-26
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Location: Vander Veer Botanical Gardens - Davenport, IowaDate: 2012-07-01
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Location: HoustonDate: 2012-05-01
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Location: austria / Wiener NeustadtDate: 2015-05-28
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Location: Parchur, Andhra Pradesh, IndiaDate: 2013-01-06
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Location: Van der Veer Botanical garden, Davenport, Ia.Date: 7-1-12
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Location: My GardensDate: June 12, 2016My Wild Indiana Rose
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Location: John Deere's home gardens Moline, Il. (Quad Cities)Date: 2008-07-05
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Date: 2016-06-11
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Date: 2016-06-11
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Location: My garden, Pequea, Pennsylvania 17565Date: 2017-09-09The first rose in my garden. Gift from a dear friend who died sev
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Location: Fountain, FloridaDate: 2013-05-06
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Location: Fountain, FloridaDate: 2013-05-06
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Location: Fountain, FloridaDate: 2013-05-26
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Location: Fountain, FloridaDate: 2013-05-19
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Location: Fountain, FloridaDate: 2013-05-06
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Location: Fountain, FloridaDate: 2013-05-06
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Location: central IllinoisDate: 2013-08-31miniature rose
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Location: HoustonDate: 2013-03-03
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Date: 2010-06-23Rose, Blue Bajou
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Date: 2014-11-25Photo courtesy of: T.Kiya
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Location: Rose. Miss C.H. Lippincott Pioneer Seedswoman (1909)Photo courtesy of: Swallowtail Garden Seeds
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Location: CZ Sirem My gardenDate: 2015-05-04nine month old plants
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Location: central IllinoisDate: 2015-05-07
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Location: CZ Sirem My gardenDate: 4000-05-18chop 1 year
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Location: CZ Sirem My garden chop 8 months oldDate: 4000-06-06
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Location: West Valley City, UTDate: 2015-06-13Roses are loved by aphids.
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Location: Žatec CZDate: 4000-06-27
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Location: Žatec CZDate: 4000-06-27
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Location: central IllinoisDate: 5-23-12a miniature rose
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Location: Vander Veer Botanical Gardens - Davenport, IowaDate: 2011-07-02Grown as a 'standard' (tree form)
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Location: central Illinois - Sangchris St ParkDate: 2014-09-29wild rose
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Location: central Illinois - Sangchris St ParkDate: 2014-09-19wild rose
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Location: My GardensDate: June 4, 2016Found Growing Wild
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Date: 2016-07-16
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Comments:
Posted by Mindy03 (Delta KY) on Apr 22, 2012 1:41 PM

Honey bees get pollen from this plant. Single flowered varieties are best.

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Posted by Newyorkrita (North Shore, Long Island, NY ) on Sep 19, 2013 4:41 PM

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.

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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.)
Seedfork On April 2, 2015 Maintenance performed
Fertilized all the roses except the Double Knockouts and the climbers
lovesblooms On February 9, 2017 Seeds sown
w/s labeled "mix roses"
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