Rose (Rosa 'S.E.A. of Love') in the Roses Database

Alternative cultivar names:
'S.E.A. of Love'
'MANpurpearl'

Data specific to Roses (Edit)
Bloom size: Medium: 2-3"
Bloom shape: High-centered
Petal count: full: 26-40 petals
Rose bloom color: Pink blend
Extra Bloom Info: In small clusters
Rebloom: Good
Class: Floribunda
Extra Color Info: Magenta, with cream reverse
Growth Habit: Medium, 3-4 feet, bushy
Fragrance: Mild
Hybridizer & year: George Mander, 1992
Optimal growing zones: USDA zone 4 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: Bi-Color: Pink 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

Color is a little lighter in the heat.

The Most Loved and Beautiful of FlowersThe Most Loved and Beautiful of Flowers
February 9, 2013

Some know it as the Queen of Flowers; others call it by its family name, Rosaceae. But most of us know it, quite simply, as the rose. Whether grown in gardens, depicted in drawings, or praised in poetry, it is one of the most loved and beautiful of all flowers. This article briefly describes its history, explains its basic classifications, and provides descriptions and photographs of some of the most interesting and diverse specimens of the rose, the most beautiful of the flowering plants.

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Location: In my Northern California gardenDate: 2013-06-05
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Discussion Threads about this plant
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'Mel's Heritage' -- Second flush of the summer . . . by jerijen Aug 11, 2019 8:51 PM 7
Can anyone help identify this rose? by MsOCR Aug 9, 2019 3:31 PM 11
Rose care by ssilvern Aug 14, 2019 10:20 AM 15
The Colour Red. by LolaTasmania Aug 8, 2019 7:25 AM 21
worth keeping? by Canadian_Rose Aug 8, 2019 4:09 PM 16
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August 2019 -- Photos and Chat by zuzu Aug 25, 2019 4:14 AM 191
Announcement regarding Friends of Vintage Roses--Presentation and luncheon by Mustbnuts Jul 31, 2019 3:12 PM 0
Mystery Rose (again) by JCBodie Aug 1, 2019 6:28 PM 4
1st time growing roses from seed... I think they're too skinny. Any advice? by RosefromtheAshes Jul 31, 2019 6:37 PM 4

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