Rose (Rosa 'Pensioner's Voice') in the Roses Database

Alternative cultivar names:
'Pensioner's Voice'
'FRYrelax'
'Michelle Wright'

Data specific to Roses (Edit)
Bloom size: Medium: 2-3"
Bloom shape: Cupped
Petal count: double: 16-25 petals
Rose bloom color: Orange and orange blend
Extra Bloom Info: Medium to large, double, in clusters
Rebloom: Good
Class: Floribunda
Extra Color Info: Orange-apricot, with pink and magenta shading
Growth Habit: Medium, 3-4 feet
Fragrance: Moderate
Hybridizer & year: Gareth Fryer, 1989
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: 3-4 feet
Plant Spread: 2-3 feet
Leaves: Deciduous
Flowers: Showy
Fragrant
Flower Color: Orange
Flower Time: Spring
Summer
Fall
Uses: Cut Flower
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Propagation: Other methods: Cuttings: Stem
Cuttings: Tip
Miscellaneous: With thorns/spines/prickles/teeth
Parentage: unknown
Child plants: one child plant

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Comments:
Posted by CindiKS (Wichita, Kansas - Zone 7a) on Feb 3, 2014 3:44 PM

Palatine Roses carries this rose under the name 'Michelle Wright'.
Palatine is a great place to buy roses, and they highly recommend this floribunda.

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