Rose (Rosa 'Bossa Nova') in the Roses Database

Alternative cultivar names:
'Bossa Nova'
'POUloma'
'Granny'
'Land Brandenburg'
'Meine Oma'
'My Granny'
'My Ouma'
'The Faun'
'The Fawn'

Data specific to Roses (Edit)
Bloom size: Medium: 2-3"
Petal count: very full: 40+ petals
Rose bloom color: Medium pink
Extra Bloom Info: In clusters, medium to large, more than 80 petals
Rebloom: Excellent
Class: Floribunda
Growth Habit: Short, 1-3 feet, very bushy; true groundcover rose
Fragrance: None
Misc: Shade tolerant
Hybridizer & year: Olesen, before 1990
Optimal growing zones: USDA zone 5 and warmer

General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Shrub
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Full Sun to Partial Shade
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)
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 5b -26.1 °C (-15 °F) to -23.3 °C (-10 °F)
Plant Height: 1-3 feet
Plant Spread: 4-7 feet
Leaves: Deciduous
Flowers: Showy
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
Parentage: sdlg x The Fairy

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