Rose (Rosa 'Felicia') in the Roses Database

Data specific to Roses (Edit)
Bloom size: Medium: 2-3"
Bloom shape: Other: Lax petals
Petal count: double: 16-25 petals
Rose bloom color: Pink blend
Extra Bloom Info: Double to full, in clusters
Rebloom: Good
Class: Hybrid musk
Extra Color Info: Pink, with yellow and white tones
Growth Habit: Medium-tall, 4-8 feet, bushy
Fragrance: Strong
Hybridizer & year: Pemberton, before 1926
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)
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 6b -20.6 °C (-5 °F) to -17.8 °C (0 °F)
Plant Height: 4-8 feet
Plant Spread: 4-5 feet
Leaves: Deciduous
Flowers: Showy
Fragrant
Flower Color: Pink
Flower Time: Spring
Summer
Fall
Uses: Cut Flower
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Propagation: Other methods: Cuttings: Stem
Cuttings: Tip
Miscellaneous: With thorns/spines/prickles/teeth
Awards and Recognitions: RHS AGM
Parentage: Trier x Ophelia

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Posted by Calif_Sue (Sebastopol, CA - Zone 9a) on Feb 10, 2013 11:12 PM

Noted by Antique Rose Emporium:
"Fully double flowers of apricot pink fading to cream grace this medium-sized shrub or pillar rose. Felicia is very generous with her blooms which have one of the most intense fragrances in its class, making it an excellent cut flower. The moderate size allows it to be grown in a large container or planted as a specimen in a more restricted area. If grown as a climber, this rose will reach 8 to 10 feet."

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