Rose (Rosa 'Moth') in the Roses Database

Alternative cultivar names:
'Moth'
'The Moth'

Data specific to Roses (Edit)
Bloom size: Medium: 2-3"
Bloom shape: Flat
Petal count: semi-double: 8-15 petals
Rose bloom color: Light pink
Rebloom: Good
Class: Shrub
Extra Color Info: Pink, with russet tan undertones
Growth Habit: Very short, 6-12 inches, bushy
Fragrance: Strong
Hybridizer & year: David Austin, year unknown
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: 6-12 inches
Plant Spread: 12-18 inches
Leaves: Deciduous
Flowers: Showy
Fragrant
Flower Color: Pink
Flower Time: Spring
Summer
Fall
Uses: Groundcover
Cut Flower
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Propagation: Other methods: Cuttings: Stem
Cuttings: Tip
Miscellaneous: With thorns/spines/prickles/teeth

Growing Roses in ColoradoGrowing Roses in Colorado
February 10, 2013

Roses: Ah, the "Queen of Flowers," the most popular flower given to sweethearts on Valentine's Day, Mother's Day, and even "oops, I messed up, honey, but here's a bouquet to make it better" day. You can grow roses!

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