Rose (Rosa 'Softee') in the Roses Database

Alternative cultivar names:
'Softee'
'MORfree'
'Jefferson Rose'

Data specific to Roses (Edit)
Bloom size: Small: under 2"
Petal count: double: 16-25 petals
Rose bloom color: Yellow blend
Extra Bloom Info: In clusters
Rebloom: Good
Class: Miniature
Extra Color Info: White and yellow, with yellow center
Growth Habit: Short, 2-3 feet, bushy
Fragrance: Mild
Misc: Thornless or almost thornless
Hybridizer & year: Ralph S. Moore, 1983
Optimal growing zones: USDA zone 6 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
Fragrant
Flower Color: Bi-Color: Yellow and white
Flower Time: Spring
Summer
Fall
Uses: Cut Flower
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Propagation: Other methods: Cuttings: Stem
Cuttings: Tip
Containers: Suitable in 3 gallon or larger
Needs repotting every 2 to 3 years
Needs excellent drainage in pots

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Location: Rose Garden Center, Tyler, TexasDate: 2014-05-03
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Location: My yardDate: 10/30/11  FallFirst bloom
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Location: Rose Garden Center, Tyler, TexasDate: 2014-05-03
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Location: Rose Garden Center, Tyler, TexasDate: 2014-05-03
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Discussion Threads about this plant
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August 2020 -- Photos and Chat by zuzu Aug 31, 2020 5:06 PM 160
June 2020 -- Photos and Chat by zuzu Jun 30, 2020 1:12 PM 143
What miniature roses would you recommend I purchase by kohala May 19, 2020 11:00 AM 11
Name your five favorite roses 4' or shorter in size by kohala May 18, 2020 11:37 AM 17
September 2019 -- Photos and Chat by zuzu Oct 6, 2019 1:16 PM 280
June 2019 -- Photos and Chat by zuzu Jul 27, 2019 9:37 AM 355
April 2018 -- Photos and Chat by zuzu May 1, 2018 6:30 AM 98
My Roses by marti Nov 5, 2012 1:36 PM 4
May photos and chat by zuzu May 31, 2012 1:12 PM 212
Jefferson Rose by marti Oct 30, 2011 9:55 AM 5

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