Rose (Rosa 'Show Stopper') in the Roses Database

Alternative cultivar names:
'Show Stopper'
'BENseah'

Data specific to Roses (Edit)
Bloom size: Medium: 2-3"
Bloom shape: High-centered
Petal count: full: 26-40 petals
Rose bloom color: Apricot and apricot blend
Rebloom: Good
Class: Other: Mini-Flora
Extra Color Info: Peach-apricot blend
Growth Habit: Short, 2-3 feet, bushy
Fragrance: Mild
Hybridizer & year: Frank A. Benardella, before 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: 2-3 feet
Plant Spread: 1-2 feet
Leaves: Deciduous
Flowers: Showy
Fragrant
Flower Color: Other: Apricot blend
Flower Time: Spring
Summer
Fall
Uses: Cut Flower
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Propagation: Seeds: Will not come true from seed
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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Discussion Threads about this plant
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October 2018 -- Photos and Chat by zuzu Nov 4, 2018 10:57 PM 185
🌹SEPTEMBER 2017 Bloom and Chat 🌹 by IrisLilli Oct 2, 2017 8:45 AM 153
climbing rose by jswilliams2 Jun 19, 2017 9:53 AM 5
November 2016 -- Photos and Chat by zuzu Dec 1, 2016 9:04 AM 148
September 2016 -- Photos and Chat by zuzu Oct 3, 2016 9:18 AM 188
Show Stopper by MargieNY Aug 25, 2015 11:01 PM 11
A Virtual Visit to the Tampa Rose Society Show by mellielong May 12, 2015 6:37 PM 12
More May blooms by zuzu May 29, 2012 12:15 PM 34
May Rose Parade for me! Yay! by Skiekitty May 29, 2012 10:23 AM 26
Blooming Today, April 20, 2012 by Betja Apr 29, 2012 12:53 PM 46
What roses would you NOT recommend by Andi May 20, 2011 1:50 PM 60
Your Favorite Rose by sandnsea2 Feb 12, 2019 10:42 AM 90

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