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

Alternative cultivar names:
'Coral Drift'
'MEIdrifora'
'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
Rebloom: Excellent
Class: Shrub
Extra Color Info: Coral-orange
Growth Habit: Very short, 12-18 inches, bushy
Fragrance: None
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
Leaves: Deciduous
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Orange
Flower Time: Spring
Summer
Fall
Uses: Groundcover
Cut Flower
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Propagation: Other methods: Cuttings: Stem
Cuttings: Tip
Miscellaneous: With thorns/spines/prickles/teeth

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July 22, 2012

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Plant Events from our members
vbprog On October 26, 2014 Transplanted
vbprog On October 24, 2014 Obtained plant
Obtained from big box store
robertduval14 On June 15, 2018 Bloomed
robertduval14 On May 7, 2017 Transplanted
Planted in corner near rock wall behind veggie garden.
robertduval14 On May 6, 2017 Obtained plant
Obtained from Perfect Plants. Raffle prize.
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