Rose (Rosa minutifolia) in the Roses Database

Data specific to Roses (Edit)
Bloom size: Small: under 2"
Bloom shape: Flat
Petal count: Single: 1-7 petals
Rose bloom color: Light pink
Rebloom: None
Class: Other: Species, wild
Growth Habit: Short, 2-4 feet, bushy
Fragrance: Mild
Hybridizer & year: Discovered by Charles Christopher Parry, 1882
Optimal growing zones: USDA zone 9 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 9a -6.7 °C (20 °F) to -3.9 °C (25 °F)
Plant Height: 2-4 feet
Plant Spread: 3-5 feet
Leaves: Deciduous
Flowers: Showy
Fragrant
Flower Color: Pink
Flower Time: Late spring or early summer
Uses: Cut Flower
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Propagation: Other methods: Cuttings: Stem
Cuttings: Tip
Miscellaneous: With thorns/spines/prickles/teeth
Parentage: Unknown

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I am a refugee rose addict looking for a home by WitchyWV Jun 24, 2018 3:18 PM 183

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