Rose (Rosa 'Royal Bonica') in the Roses Database

Alternative cultivar names:
'Royal Bonica'
'MEImodac'

Data specific to Roses (Edit)
Bloom size: Medium: 2-3"
Petal count: full: 26-40 petals
Rose bloom color: Pink blend
Extra Bloom Info: Double to full, in clusters
Rebloom: Good
Class: Shrub
Extra Color Info: Several shades of pink
Growth Habit: Medium-tall, 4-5 feet, bushy
Fragrance: Mild
Hybridizer & year: Discovered by Alain Meilland, 1993

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: 2-3 feet
Leaves: Deciduous
Flowers: Showy
Fragrant
Flower Color: Pink
Flower Time: Spring
Summer
Fall
Uses: Windbreak or Hedge
Cut Flower
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Propagation: Other methods: Cuttings: Stem
Cuttings: Tip
Miscellaneous: Thorned
Parentage: Sport of: Bonica

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Location: My GardensDate: May 30, 2010A Single Bloom
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Location: My GardensDate: June 10, 2011Entire Plant At About 4 Feet
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Location: My GardensDate: November 12, 2013First Snow 2013
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Location: My GardensDate: May 30, 2010A Single Bloom
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Location: My GardensDate: May 29, 2010A Single Bud
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Location: My GardensDate: August 27, 2013A New Bud Opens: Hard To Resist
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Location: My GardensDate: June 12, 2016Light Shade- Early Morning
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Location: My GardensDate: August 12, 2013Entire Plant August 12, 2013
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Location: My GardensDate: June 10, 2011Cluster Of Buds
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Location: My GardensDate: June 10, 2011A Single Bloom
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Location: My GardensDate: June 9, 2014Close Up View Late Afternoon
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Discussion Threads about this plant
Thread Title Last Reply Replies
Royal Bonica & Winter Hardiness by TBGDN Nov 12, 2013 1:07 PM 0
Rose vigor by Steve812 Aug 22, 2017 9:21 PM 65
March Rose Blooms in 2014 by zuzu Apr 12, 2014 7:42 AM 13
Garden Valley Open for Fall by Steve812 Sep 20, 2012 8:55 PM 16
Design help? by Trish Oct 30, 2011 3:17 PM 32
Black spot by zuzu Jun 9, 2010 10:19 AM 51
English Roses from unexpected places in the same afternoon. by Tex68 Jun 14, 2010 1:58 PM 20
Burlington Roses by Skiekitty Apr 29, 2011 9:35 PM 62

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