Rose (Rosa 'Betty Prior') in the Roses Database

Data specific to Roses (Edit)
Bloom size: Medium: 2-3"
Bloom shape: Flat
Petal count: Single: 1-7 petals
Rose bloom color: Medium pink
Rebloom: Good
Class: Floribunda
Growth Habit: Medium, 3-4 feet, bushy
Fragrance: Strong
Hybridizer & year: D. Prior & Son, 1935
Optimal growing zones: Zone 4b 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)
Plant Height: 3-4 feet
Plant Spread: 3-4 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
Parentage: Kirsten Poulsen x sdlg

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Posted by Calif_Sue (Sebastopol, CA - Zone 9a) on Feb 10, 2013 6:35 PM

Noted by Antique Rose Emporium:
"This seedling of ‘Kirsten Poulsen’ displays bright, bicolored pink single roses which are produced in large clusters. This rose bush is extremely popular in the North due to its cold hardiness and prolific blooming habit. We like its upright and bushy growth."

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