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

Alternative cultivar names:
'Peach Drift'
'MEIggili'
'Peach Compact Meidiland'

Data specific to Roses (Edit)
Bloom size: Small: under 2"
Bloom shape: Cupped
Petal count: double: 16-25 petals
Rose bloom color: Apricot and apricot blend
Extra Bloom Info: In clusters
Rebloom: Excellent
Class: Shrub
Extra Color Info: Ranging from peach-apricot to freckled red
Growth Habit: Very short, 12-18 inches, bushy
Fragrance: Mild
Hybridizer & year: Alain Meilland, 2006
Optimal growing zones: USDA zone 4 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: 1-2 feet
Leaves: Deciduous
Flowers: Showy
Fragrant
Flower Color: Other: Apricot blend
Flower Time: Spring
Summer
Fall
Uses: Groundcover
Cut Flower
Dried Flower
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Butterflies
Propagation: Seeds: Will not come true from seed
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
Child plants: one child plant

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Date: 2014-08-12
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Location: My garden, Pequea, Pennsylvania, USADate: 2018-08-19
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Location: Central TexasDate: 2018-04-09
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Location:  My garden, Pequea, Pennsylvania, USADate: 2018-08-31
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Location: Beautiful Tennessee Date: May 10, 2014sunshiny colors
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Location: kentuckyDate: spring 2016
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Location: My garden, Pequea, Pennsylvania, USADate: 2018-07-10Planted two months ago; love it!
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Location: Central TexasDate: 2018-04-09
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Location: MoonDance Farm-North CarolinaDate: JunePeach Drift, a chameleon, from red bud to yellowish-pink to freck
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Location: New York Botanical Gardens Bronx NYDate: July 2014
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Location: Chamblee's Nursery in Tyler, TXDate: 2012-04-25
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Location: Saint Helena Island, SCDate: 2017-07-06Prize from June 2017 NARR
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Location: Chamblee's Nursery in Tyler, TXDate: 2012-04-25
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Location: Chamblee's Nursery in Tyler, TXDate: 2012-04-25
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Location: Chamblee's Nursery in Tyler, TXDate: 2012-04-25
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Location: Chamblee's Nursery in Tyler, TXDate: 2012-04-25
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Discussion Threads about this plant
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April 2018 -- Photos and Chat by zuzu May 1, 2018 6:30 AM 98
Which roses have you ordered for the 2018 season? by zuzu Jun 22, 2018 4:03 PM 163
Drift rose help by Tru4reele May 23, 2018 7:57 AM 19
desdemona new austin. and my list of replacements because of moving again by dana Dec 30, 2016 4:03 PM 4
New books about roses by csandt Nov 27, 2016 10:27 PM 8
October 2016 -- Photos and Chat by zuzu Oct 31, 2016 6:15 AM 161
July 2016 -- Photos and Chat by zuzu Jul 31, 2016 1:14 PM 157
June 2016 -- Photos and Chat by zuzu Jul 19, 2016 9:30 PM 266
May 2016 -- Photos and Chat by zuzu Jun 2, 2016 9:47 AM 366
January 2016 -- Photos and chat by zuzu Feb 13, 2016 9:42 AM 158
diseased rose bush? PLEASE help! by marykay37 Apr 21, 2017 6:59 AM 39
More May blooms by zuzu May 29, 2012 12:15 PM 34
OSO Easy roses opinions??? by GardenQuilts Jun 24, 2016 10:52 AM 32
the drift series by dana Feb 7, 2010 12:38 PM 6
Teasing until it hurts. by Skiekitty Apr 14, 2011 10:32 AM 6
Welcome to the Roses forum by dave Jul 25, 2011 8:11 PM 151

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