Rose (Rosa 'Mel's Heritage') in the Roses Database

Alternative cultivar names:
'Mel's Heritage'
'Ardheritage'

Data specific to Roses (Edit)
Bloom size: Medium: 2-3"
Bloom shape: Other: Pompon
Petal count: very full: 40+ petals
Rose bloom color: Pink blend
Extra Bloom Info: Medium, very full pompoms, in clusters
Rebloom: Excellent
Class: Other: Hybrid wichurana
Extra Color Info: Peachy-pink with copper undertones
Growth Habit: Climbing, lax, 8-20 feet, can be grown as ground cover or as pillar rose
Fragrance: Moderate
Hybridizer & year: Paul Barden, 2003
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: Up to 20 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
Containers: Not suitable for containers
Miscellaneous: With thorns/spines/prickles/teeth

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Location: San Jose Heritage Rose Garden
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Location: San Jose Heritage Rose Garden
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Location: San Jose Heritage Rose Garden
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Discussion Threads about this plant
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best Full rose bush photos by GoldBeardThePirate Aug 18, 2019 4:00 PM 46
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May 2019 -- Photos and Chat by zuzu Jun 7, 2019 8:21 PM 468
December 2018 -- Photos and Chat by zuzu Jan 2, 2019 8:44 PM 142
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November 2018 -- Photos and Chat by zuzu Dec 8, 2018 2:10 AM 285
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Is my DA dying? by Mygardenisapot Aug 1, 2018 6:21 PM 7
How to start a bed at a cemetery......in pictures by AquaEyes May 5, 2019 5:02 AM 62
I am a refugee rose addict looking for a home by WitchyWV Jun 24, 2018 3:18 PM 183
Historical Roses? by mozartofsilence Apr 24, 2019 8:47 AM 28
Which roses have you ordered for the 2018 season? by zuzu Jun 22, 2018 4:03 PM 163
April 2017-Photos & Chat by Calif_Sue May 1, 2017 8:24 AM 198
Blackspot resistant rose by Halcyon Mar 25, 2018 8:07 AM 47
Help Selecting a Climbing Rose zone 6b by jessicajohannesen May 27, 2017 1:55 PM 6
February 2017 -- Photos and Chat by zuzu Mar 1, 2017 10:04 PM 228

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