PlantsRoses→Rose (Rosa 'First Love')

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
Thread Title Last Reply Replies
July 2021 -- Photos and Chat by zuzu Jul 25, 2021 7:49 PM 64
Fryer, Kordes and Harkness roses by Sandsock Jul 10, 2021 1:30 PM 19
Most consistent lavender-colored rose by reh0622 Jun 28, 2021 9:29 PM 13
What did I do wrong? Potted balcony rose by terrace_post Jun 15, 2021 10:57 PM 7
Rooting florist roses by Beth_NorCal Jun 12, 2021 9:50 PM 4
Misshapen leaves by didsmj Jul 16, 2021 4:13 PM 6
Paloma Blanca by BigAppleRoseGuy Jun 6, 2021 5:47 PM 1
Untitled by Peggy8b Jun 6, 2021 3:39 PM 17
June 2021 -- Photos and Chat by zuzu Jun 29, 2021 2:41 PM 213
The Triumphs and Tragedies of Growing Roses in an Oceanic Climate by IslandGarden Jul 12, 2021 7:30 PM 83
Unknown Rose ID Help??? by Weluvroses May 30, 2021 12:41 PM 31
Dark Desire Grows Tall as a Tree by kousa May 19, 2021 9:07 AM 4
May 2021 -- Photos and Chat by zuzu Jun 1, 2021 10:50 AM 144
Candy Sunblaze by Aerith Apr 30, 2021 2:07 AM 0
This year's rose order by Mike Apr 25, 2021 10:24 PM 5
Parade Day by reh0622 Apr 11, 2021 9:43 PM 10
April 2021 -- Photos and Chat by zuzu Apr 30, 2021 6:54 PM 142
2021 Test Garden by IslandGarden Jun 30, 2021 3:58 PM 33
Gloves by DarcyBo Mar 27, 2021 7:07 PM 8
March 2021 -- Photos and Chat by zuzu Mar 29, 2021 7:41 PM 69

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