Data specific to Roses (Edit)
Bloom size: Large: 4-5"
Bloom shape: High-centered
Petal count: double: 16-25 petals
Rose bloom color: Pink blend
Rebloom: Good
Class: Hybrid tea
Extra Color Info: Pale coral-pink and blush-pink blend
Growth Habit: Short, 2-3 feet
Fragrance: Strong
Hybridizer & year: Harkness, 1981
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: 1-2 feet
Leaves: Deciduous
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Pink
Flower Time: Spring
Uses: Cut Flower
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Propagation: Other methods: Cuttings: Stem
Cuttings: Tip
Miscellaneous: With thorns/spines/prickles/teeth
Parentage: Compassion x Mischief

Alternative cultivar names:
  • 'Paul Shirville'
  • 'HARqueterwife'
  • 'Heart Throb'
  • 'Saxo'

Common names
  • Rose

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Location: My Garden, UK
Date: 2021-08-06
Location: Christchurch, New Zealand
Date: 2018-02-19
Heart throb
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Location: In my Northern California garden
Date: 2015-04-28

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Location: Kamloops, BC, Canada
Date: 2010-07-01
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