Rose (Rosa 'White Drift') in the Roses Database

Alternative cultivar names:
'White Drift'
'Meiglise'

Data specific to Roses (Edit)
Bloom size: Small: under 2"
Bloom shape: Flat
Petal count: Single: 1-7 petals
Rose bloom color: White and white blend
Extra Bloom Info: In clusters
Rebloom: Good
Class: Shrub
Growth Habit: Very short, 1-2 feet, bushy
Fragrance: None
Hybridizer & year: Alain Meilland, 2003
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: 1-2 feet
Plant Spread: 1-2 feet
Leaves: Deciduous
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: White
Flower Time: Spring
Summer
Fall
Suitable Locations: Xeriscapic
Uses: Cut Flower
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
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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Location: central IllinoisDate: 2017-09-22
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Comments:
Posted by zuzu (Northern California - Zone 9a) on Jan 22, 2012 4:30 PM

This hardy and compact rose is a particularly good choice for coastal gardens because it's salt-tolerant and has total resistance to black spot and mildew.

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