Rose (Rosa 'Johann Strauss') in the Roses Database

Alternative cultivar names:
'Johann Strauss'
'MEIoffic'
'Sweet Sonata'
'Forever Friends'

Data specific to Roses (Edit)
Bloom size: Large: 4-5"
Bloom shape: Globular
Petal count: full: 26-40 petals
Rose bloom color: Pink blend
Rebloom: Good
Class: Floribunda
Other: Romantica
Extra Color Info: Pink and white, occasional yellow tinge
Growth Habit: Medium-tall, 3-5 feet
Fragrance: Mild
Hybridizer & year: Alain Meilland, 1994
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: 3-5 feet
Plant Spread: 2-3 feet
Leaves: Deciduous
Flowers: Showy
Fragrant
Flower Color: Pink
Flower Time: Spring
Summer
Fall
Uses: Cut Flower
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Butterflies
Propagation: Other methods: Cuttings: Stem
Cuttings: Tip
Miscellaneous: With thorns/spines/prickles/teeth

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Location: My Northeastern Indiana Gardens - Zone 5bDate: 2013-07-25
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Location: Rose Garden, Elizabeth Park, Hartford, Connecticut, USADate: 2018-06-16
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Location: My Northeastern Indiana Gardens - Zone 5bDate: 2012-06-05
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Date: 2017-06-04
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Location: Rose Garden, Elizabeth Park, Hartford, Connecticut, USADate: 2018-06-16
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Location:  Hershey Gardens, Hershey, Pennsylvania, USADate: 2018-09-16
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Location: My Northeastern Indiana Gardens - Zone 5bDate: 2012-06-04
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Location: My Northeastern Indiana Gardens - Zone 5bDate: 2012-06-08
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Location: My Northeastern Indiana Gardens - Zone 5bDate: 2012-08-20Growing through ninebark 'Summer Wine'
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Comments:
Posted by chelle (N.E. Indiana - Zone 5b) on Aug 23, 2012 5:44 AM

Own-root, third or fourth year plant gaining reasonably in stature and bloom count each year. Growing and blooming here in about two-thirds shade, and doing remarkably well in competition with other plants and shrubs.

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Discussion Threads about this plant
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Lovely by wcgypsy Jul 25, 2013 9:28 PM 2
Dark Desire may be a mistake? by Rebekah Nov 28, 2018 12:55 PM 5
January 2016 -- Photos and chat by zuzu Feb 13, 2016 9:42 AM 158
Rabbit damage by chelle Oct 31, 2013 12:56 PM 139
Favorite Rose du Jour by Steve812 Sep 13, 2012 12:47 PM 8
More May blooms by zuzu May 29, 2012 12:15 PM 34
My June blooms by zuzu Jul 11, 2010 1:17 PM 107

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