Rose (Rosa 'First Love') in the Roses Database

Alternative cultivar names:
'First Love'
'Premier Amour'

Data specific to Roses (Edit)
Bloom size: Medium: 2-3"
Bloom shape: High-centered
Petal count: double: 16-25 petals
Rose bloom color: Light pink
Rebloom: Good
Class: Hybrid tea
Growth Habit: Short, 2-3 feet, upright
Fragrance: Mild
Hybridizer & year: Herbert C. Swim, 1951
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: 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: Charlotte Armstrong x Show Girl
Child plants: 2 child plants

Discussion Threads about this plant
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Need a climbing repeat rose not too thorny in light dusty buff pink peach mauve by Berrycajun Mar 28, 2020 1:44 AM 6
Rose/ clematis pairings by ttkc4704 Mar 31, 2020 5:23 AM 16
Another discussion (sorry) about eradicating black spot by kohala Mar 30, 2020 12:33 AM 31
Throwing Caution to the Wind by MiGreenThumb Mar 10, 2020 2:27 PM 6
In Southern California, the Banksiaes are Blooming . . . by jerijen Mar 12, 2020 9:26 AM 13
March 2020~~Photos & Chat by Calif_Sue Mar 31, 2020 12:19 AM 112
Dr Huey by KenNEGA Feb 25, 2020 5:14 PM 20
February 2020 -- Photos and Chat by zuzu Mar 13, 2020 3:35 PM 199
Favorite white rose by reh0622 Feb 8, 2020 2:00 PM 26
Leaves dropping off roses by newgardening Jan 29, 2020 8:59 PM 7
James Galway rose as a climber by Whitepeony Jan 31, 2020 7:22 PM 11
Elusive roses by zuzu Feb 3, 2020 2:28 PM 56
January 2020 -- Photos and Chat by zuzu Feb 1, 2020 2:19 AM 120
Augusta Luise - My Favorite 2019 Rose by AnnKNCalif Jan 1, 2020 3:21 PM 10
Edmunds, etc. rose catalogue by Canadian_Rose Mar 28, 2020 6:48 PM 72
I thought this was soothing and quite lovely by Mustbnuts Dec 20, 2019 3:37 PM 8
how many leaves? by BigAppleRoseGuy Dec 15, 2019 10:40 AM 7
What is a rose band and is it an inferior purchase by kohala Dec 7, 2019 4:12 PM 7
December 2019 -- Photos and Chat by zuzu Dec 31, 2019 3:46 PM 128
Wintertime diversions by zuzu Dec 18, 2019 8:28 AM 15

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