Rose (Rosa 'Carefree Spirit') in the Roses Database

Alternative cultivar names:
'Carefree Spirit'
'MEIzmea'
'Red Carefree Delight'

Data specific to Roses (Edit)
Bloom size: Medium: 2-3"
Bloom shape: Cupped
Petal count: Single: 1-7 petals
Rose bloom color: Red blend
Extra Bloom Info: In clusters
Rebloom: Good
Class: Floribunda
Extra Color Info: Red, with white center
Growth Habit: Medium-tall, 3-5 feet, bushy
Fragrance: None
Hybridizer & year: Alain Meilland, 2007
Optimal growing zones: USDA zone 4 and warmer
Awards: AARS: 2009

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
Flower Color: Bi-Color: Red and white
Flower Time: Spring
Summer
Fall
Uses: Cut Flower
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Propagation: Other methods: Cuttings: Stem
Cuttings: Tip
Miscellaneous: With thorns/spines/prickles/teeth

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Location:  Hershey Gardens, Hershey, Pennsylvania, USADate: 2018-09-16
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Location: Whetstone Park of Roses, Columbus OH USADate: 2016-06-25
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Location: Whetstone Park of Roses, Columbus OH USADate: 2016-06-25
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Location: Knoxville, TNDate: 2013-05-30
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Location: Knoxville, TNDate: 2012-09-30
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Photo Courtesy of Lobo Rose and Daylily Gardens. Used with Permis
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Location: Whetstone Park of Roses, Columbus OHDate: 2016-05-29
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Location: Whetstone Park of Roses, Columbus OH USADate: 2016-06-25
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Discussion Threads about this plant
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