Rose (Rosa 'Best Friends') in the Roses Database

Alternative cultivar names:
'Best Friends'
'BRIfriends'

Data specific to Roses (Edit)
Bloom size: Small: under 2"
Petal count: double: 16-25 petals
Rose bloom color: Orange and orange blend
Rebloom: Good
Class: Miniature
Extra Color Info: Orange blend, yellow reverse
Growth Habit: Short, 1-2 feet, bushy
Fragrance: Mild
Hybridizer & year: Dennis A. Bridges, 2001
Optimal growing zones: USDA zone 5 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: 1-2 feet
Plant Spread: 1-2 feet
Leaves: Deciduous
Flowers: Showy
Fragrant
Flower Color: Bi-Color: Orange and yellow
Flower Time: Spring
Summer
Fall
Uses: Cut Flower
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
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

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Location: In my Northern California gardenDate: 2010-09-16
By zuzu
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Discussion Threads about this plant
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Please help? by Oldfatguy Jul 2, 2016 11:56 AM 27
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