Rose (Rosa 'Coral Drift') in the Roses Database

Alternative cultivar names:
'Coral Drift'
'Coral Compact Meidiland'

Data specific to Roses (Edit)
Bloom size:Small: under 2"
Bloom shape:Other: Lightly cupped
Petal count:double: 16-25 petals
Rose bloom color:Orange and orange blend
Extra Bloom Info:In clusters
Extra Color Info:Coral-orange
Growth Habit:Very short, 12-18 inches, bushy
Hybridizer & year:Alain Meilland, 2006
Optimal growing zones:USDA zone 5 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:12-18 inches
Plant Spread:18-24 inches
Flower Color:Orange
Flower Time:Spring
Cut Flower
Wildlife Attractant:Bees
Propagation: Other methods:Cuttings: Stem
Cuttings: Tip

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Plant Events from our members
vbprogOn October 26, 2014Transplanted
vbprogOn October 24, 2014Obtained plant
Obtained from big box store
robertduval14On May 7, 2017Transplanted
Planted in corner near rock wall behind veggie garden.
robertduval14On May 6, 2017Obtained plant
Obtained from Perfect Plants. Raffle prize.
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