PlantsRoses→Rose (Rosa 'Pieces of Eight')

Alternative cultivar names:
'Pieces of Eight'
'Chasin' Rainbows'

Data specific to Roses (Edit)
Bloom size: Small: under 2"
Petal count: double: 16-25 petals
Rose bloom color: Yellow blend
Rebloom: Good
Class: Miniature
Extra Color Info: Yellow blend, with red edges. aging to pink
Growth Habit: Very short, 10-16 inches, bushy
Fragrance: Moderate
Hybridizer & year: F. Harmon Saville, 1988
Optimal growing zones: Zone 5b 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: 10-16 inches
Plant Spread: 12-16 inches
Leaves: Deciduous
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Bi-Color: Yellow and red
Flower Time: Spring
Uses: Cut Flower
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Propagation: Other methods: Cuttings: Stem
Cuttings: Tip
Containers: Suitable in 3 gallon or larger
Needs repotting every 2 to 3 years
Needs excellent drainage in pots
Miscellaneous: With thorns/spines/prickles/teeth


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Discussion Threads about this plant
Thread Title Last Reply Replies
February 2020 -- Photos and Chat by zuzu Mar 13, 2020 3:35 PM 199 do I tell if my rose plant is dead? by khan_aa Jun 1, 2019 10:11 AM 22
just got our first rose bush by sundy58 Apr 8, 2019 3:53 PM 9
Finally got to go see the devastation... by Beth_NorCal Feb 7, 2019 3:52 PM 63
Uh oh... some more blooms... and chickies! by Beth_NorCal Oct 8, 2018 11:58 PM 40
December 2014 -- photos and chat by zuzu Jan 7, 2015 9:30 AM 29
grafted roses by MargieNY Oct 3, 2014 6:08 PM 32
Hello everybody by Danty Nov 4, 2012 11:31 PM 19
first roses of the year by Kathleen May 21, 2012 12:04 PM 5

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