Rose (Rosa 'Acropolis') in the Roses Database

Alternative cultivar names:
'Acropolis'
'Meicrado'

Data specific to Roses (Edit)
Bloom size:Medium: 2-3"
Bloom shape:Cupped
Petal count:double: 16-25 petals
Rose bloom color:Orange and orange blend
Extra Bloom Info:Double to full, in small clusters
Rebloom:Good
Class:Shrub
Other: Florists rose
Extra Color Info:Dark coral with lighter russet-tan reverse, fading to greenish-white
Growth Habit:Medium-tall, 4-5 feet, upright
Fragrance:Mild
Hybridizer & year:Meilland Int'l, 2002
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:4-5 feet
Plant Spread:3-4 feet
Leaves:Deciduous
Flowers:Showy
Fragrant
Flower Color:Russet
Flower Time:Spring
Summer
Fall
Uses:Cut Flower
Wildlife Attractant:Bees
Propagation: Other methods:Cuttings: Stem
Cuttings: Tip
Miscellaneous:Thorned

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Location: kentuckyDate: spring 2016
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Location: In my Northern California gardenDate: 2009-05-10
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Location: My Northeastern Indiana Gardens - Zone 5bDate: 2010-07-07
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Location: My Northeastern Indiana Gardens - Zone 5bDate: 2011-10-12
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Location: My Northeastern Indiana Gardens - Zone 5Date: 2011-10-17The richness and saturation of Fall coloration.
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Location: My Northeastern Indiana Gardens - Zone 5bDate: 2012-05-27
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The blossoms fade to an interesting shade of green
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Location: My Northeastern Indiana Gardens - Zone 5bDate: Jul 4, 2010 9:08 AM
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Location: My Northeastern Indiana Gardens - Zone 5bDate: 2011-10-12Untreated Leaves - Top leaves are pretty clean for October. Lower
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Location: My Northeastern Indiana Gardens - Zone 5bDate: 2011-10-12Pretty effective barrier to pedestrian traffic. I planted these i
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Location: In my Northern California gardenDate: 2012-05-25
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Comments:
Posted by zuzu (Northern California - Zone 9a) on Oct 9, 2011 3:16 AM

Acropolis is one of the most reliable roses in my garden: It's easy to grow and it produces flush after flush of perfect blooms throughout the season. The blooms have an intriguing greenish cast, especially when they're past their prime and are starting to fade.

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