Rose (Rosa 'Ma Perkins') in the Roses Database

Data specific to Roses (Edit)
Bloom size: Medium: 2-3"
Petal count: full: 26-40 petals
Rose bloom color: Pink blend
Extra Bloom Info: In clusters
Rebloom: Good
Class: Floribunda
Growth Habit: Short, 2-3 feet, bushy
Fragrance: Strong
Hybridizer & year: Eugene S. "Gene" Boerner, 1952
Optimal growing zones: USDA zone 6 and warmer
Awards: AARS: 1953

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)
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 6b -20.6 °C (-5 °F) to -17.8 °C (0 °F)
Plant Height: 2-3 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
Propagation: Other methods: Cuttings: Stem
Cuttings: Tip
Miscellaneous: With thorns/spines/prickles/teeth
Parentage: Red Radiance x Fashion
Child plants: 6 child plants

San Jose Heritage Rose Garden, CA.

Hillfarm Journal:  Hillfarm's RosesHillfarm Journal: Hillfarm's Roses
February 14, 2012

Part of the story of Hillfarm as we know it will always have to be the roses that we found here.

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San Jose Heritage Rose Garden, CA.
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Location: Rose Garden Center, Tyler, TexasDate: 2014-05-03
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Location: Rose Garden Center, Tyler, TexasDate: 2014-05-03
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Date: 2010-06-19Photo courtesy of: Yoko Nekonomania
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Date: 2012-06-14Photo courtesy of: HomeinSalem
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Date: 2012-06-14Photo courtesy of: HomeinSalem
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Location: Whetstone Park of Roses, Columbus OH USADate: 2016-06-25
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