Rose (Rosa 'Sweet Spot Ruby') in the Roses Database

Alternative cultivar names:
'Sweet Spot Ruby'
'IntRose03'

Trade name information:
Series: Sweet Spot
Cultivar name: 'Sweet Spot Ruby'
Data specific to Roses (Edit)
Bloom size: Small: under 2"
Bloom shape: Flat
Petal count: Single: 1-7 petals
Rose bloom color: Pink blend
Extra Bloom Info: In clusters
Rebloom: Good
Class: Other: Hybrid hulthemia persica
Growth Habit: Very short, 16-20 inches
Fragrance: None
Hybridizer & year: Interplant, before 2012
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)
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 5b -26.1 °C (-15 °F) to -23.3 °C (-10 °F)
Plant Height: 16-20 inches
Plant Spread: 20 inches
Leaves: Deciduous
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Pink
Flower Time: Spring
Summer
Fall
Uses: Cut Flower
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Propagation: Other methods: Cuttings: Stem
Cuttings: Tip
Containers: Suitable in 3 gallon or larger
Suitable for hanging baskets
Needs repotting every 2 to 3 years
Needs excellent drainage in pots
Miscellaneous: With thorns/spines/prickles/teeth
Parentage: Seedling x Eridu Babylon

Comments:
Posted by SongofJoy (Clarksville, TN - Zone 6b) on Dec 20, 2013 5:25 AM

The blooms are a Ruby pink with red/pink centers and bright green foliage. Good in containers and borders.

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