Rose (Rosa 'Watercolor') in the Roses Database

Alternative cultivar names:
'Watercolor'
'Watercolour'

Data specific to Roses (Edit)
Bloom size: Small: under 2"
Petal count: double: 16-25 petals
Rose bloom color: Medium pink
Rebloom: Good
Class: Miniature
Growth Habit: Very short, 12-14 inches, bushy
Fragrance: Mild
Hybridizer & year: Ralph S. Moore, 1975

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: 12-14 inches
Plant Spread: 12-14 inches
Leaves: Deciduous
Flowers: Showy
Fragrant
Flower Color: Pink
Bloom Size: 1"-2"
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
Needs repotting every 2 to 3 years
Needs excellent drainage in pots
Miscellaneous: With thorns/spines/prickles/teeth
Parentage: Rumba x (Little Darling x Red Germain)
Child plants: 3 child plants

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Location: My garden in Bakersfield, CADate: 2011-05-04
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Location: My garden in Bakersfield, CADate: 2017-04-06
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Location: My garden in Bakersfield, CADate: 2017-04-06
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Discussion Threads about this plant
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how many leaves? by BigAppleRoseGuy Dec 15, 2019 10:40 AM 7
October 2019 -- Photos and Chat by zuzu Nov 1, 2019 3:14 PM 269
Some pretty fall roses by seilMI Oct 2, 2019 10:38 AM 21
September 2019 -- Photos and Chat by zuzu Oct 6, 2019 1:16 PM 280
A Dozen Roses For You! by seilMI Aug 4, 2019 8:51 PM 21
June 2019 -- Photos and Chat by zuzu Jul 27, 2019 9:37 AM 355
New Here by Bethadilly May 14, 2019 1:13 PM 37
Question about zone hardiness by _Bleu_ Nov 30, 2018 2:39 AM 10
Do you have this rose? What's its name? by _Bleu_ Nov 30, 2018 2:03 AM 11
November 2018 -- Photos and Chat by zuzu Dec 8, 2018 2:10 AM 285
Testing a few pics from from the last week or so... by Beth_NorCal Jun 22, 2018 3:53 PM 12
Historical Roses? by mozartofsilence Apr 24, 2019 8:47 AM 28
December 2016 -- Photos and Chat by zuzu Dec 31, 2016 6:16 AM 171
May 2016 -- Photos and Chat by zuzu Jun 2, 2016 9:47 AM 366
December 2015 -- Photos and Chat by zuzu Dec 26, 2015 10:44 AM 27
November 2015, photos and chat by CindiKS Dec 5, 2015 5:24 AM 76
May Rose Parade for me! Yay! by Skiekitty May 29, 2012 10:23 AM 26
A quick visit to the San Jose Municipal Rose garden by Calif_Sue May 9, 2010 7:56 PM 36
Off to the national rose show this morning by Mike Jun 10, 2011 11:13 PM 31

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