Rose (Rosa 'Mercedes') in the Roses Database

Alternative cultivar names:
'Mercedes'
'Merko'
'MerKOR'

Data specific to Roses (Edit)
Bloom size: Medium: 2-3"
Petal count: full: 26-40 petals
Rose bloom color: Orange and orange blend
Rebloom: Good
Class: Floribunda
Fragrance: Mild
Misc: Thornless or almost thornless
Hybridizer & year: Reimer Kordes, 1974
Optimal growing zones: USDA zone 6 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)
Leaves: Deciduous
Flowers: Showy
Fragrant
Flower Color: Orange
Flower Time: Spring
Summer
Fall
Uses: Cut Flower
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Propagation: Other methods: Cuttings: Stem
Cuttings: Tip
Parentage: Anabell x seedling
Child plants: 3 child plants

Discussion Threads about this plant
Thread Title Last Reply Replies
✺ JULY 2017 Bloom and Chat ✺ by Calif_Sue Aug 6, 2017 12:24 AM 201
New home and new gardens! by Mike Nov 30, 2014 8:55 AM 69
New Roses from Vintage by melva Oct 5, 2012 11:04 AM 12
Sale at Vintage Gardens by Skiekitty Aug 24, 2011 12:37 PM 3

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