Rose (Rosa 'Spong') in the Roses Database

Alternative cultivar names:
'Spong'
'Provincialis Hybrida'
'Pompon Spong'

Data specific to Roses (Edit)
Bloom size: Small: under 2"
Bloom shape: Globular
Petal count: full: 26-40 petals
Rose bloom color: Pink blend
Rebloom: None
Class: Centifolia
Extra Color Info: Pink and violet
Growth Habit: Medium-tall, 3-5 feet, upright
Fragrance: Strong
Hybridizer & year: Spong, before 1789
Optimal growing zones: USDA zones 4 through 9

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: 3-5 feet
Plant Spread: 2-3 feet
Leaves: Deciduous
Flowers: Showy
Fragrant
Flower Color: Pink
Flower Time: Late spring or early summer
Uses: Cut Flower
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Propagation: Other methods: Cuttings: Stem
Cuttings: Tip
Miscellaneous: With thorns/spines/prickles/teeth

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June 21, 2014

Today we open Vines and Climbers week by giving a list of the top 25 vines in our database, judged by how many contributions have been made to the various plant entries. Enjoy the list!

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Location: Rosarium Meldorf, Germany.
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Location: Germany. Rosarium Vorder-Neuendorf
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Location: Rosarium Meldorf, Germany.
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Location: Rosarium Meldorf, Germany.
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Location: Germany. Rosarium Vorder-Neuendorf
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Location: Germany. Rosarium Vorder-Neuendorf
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