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Alternative cultivar names:
'Belinda's Dream'
'Belinda's Rose'

Data specific to Roses (Edit)
Bloom size: Large: 4-5"
Petal count: very full: 40+ petals
Rose bloom color: Medium pink
Extra Bloom Info: Medium to large
Rebloom: Good
Class: Shrub
Growth Habit: Medium-tall, 3-5 feet, bushy
Fragrance: Moderate
Hybridizer & year: Dr. Robert E. Basye, 1988
Optimal growing zones: USDA zone 5 and warmer
Awards: Earth-Kind Rose
Biltmore Trials Award: Award of Excellence For Best Established Rose, 2013

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: 3-5 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: Texas Superstar®

Belinda's Dream rose full formed bloom

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Posted by zuzu (Northern California - Zone 9a) on Feb 8, 2014 8:09 PM

Belinda's Dream is a medium-sized shrub, with medium-pink blooms, and a moderate scent. The description might lead one to believe it's a rose of average quality and beauty, but nothing could be further from the truth. The blooms of this rose are exquisite! They are large, with a myriad of petals (up to 100), and they are highly heat resistant, retaining their beautiful shape on the hottest days. The rose is also distinguished by above-average resistance to pests and disease.

In addition, it's a tenacious rose. Several years ago, I noticed a new rose growing in my garden. As it grew larger and stronger and started producing extra-full blooms, I remembered that I had planted a Belinda's Dream in that spot two years earlier and had lost it to the gophers right away. There was nothing left of the rose when they were through chewing on it, so I made no attempt to rescue it. The gophers must have chewed it down to a nub, but it eventually managed to recover, with no help from me.

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Posted by porkpal (Richmond, TX) on Oct 16, 2011 10:16 AM

This rose grows as a dense, symmetrical shrub in my garden, resists black spot and repeats generously. It is one of my favorites.

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Posted by Avedon (NE Tex - Zone 8a) on Sep 4, 2012 2:37 PM

One of our best roses. Beautiful, perfectly shaped flowers are the norm--love this one!!!

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Posted by Calif_Sue (Sebastopol, CA - Zone 9a) on Feb 10, 2013 6:25 PM

Noted by Antique Rose Emporium:
"A cross between Tiffany and Jersey Beauty, this fast growing shrub is upright and sturdy, has few disease problems, and is covered with a plentitude of bluish-green foliage. The flowers are freely produced throughout the growing season and are simply lovely with a rich, distinctive fragrance of their own."

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