Polyantha Rose 'Marie Daly'


Family: Rosaceae (ro-ZAY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Rosa (RO-zuh) (Info)
Cultivar: Marie Daly
Additional cultivar information:(Earth Kind; aka Marie Daley)
Hybridized by Antique Rose Emporium
Registered or introduced: 1999
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24-36 in. (60-90 cm)

36-48 in. (90-120 cm)


24-36 in. (60-90 cm)


USDA Zone 5a: to -28.8 C (-20 F)

USDA Zone 5b: to -26.1 C (-15 F)

USDA Zone 6a: to -23.3 C (-10 F)

USDA Zone 6b: to -20.5 C (-5 F)

USDA Zone 7a: to -17.7 C (0 F)

USDA Zone 7b: to -14.9 C (5 F)

USDA Zone 8a: to -12.2 C (10 F)

USDA Zone 8b: to -9.4 C (15 F)

USDA Zone 9a: to -6.6 C (20 F)

USDA Zone 9b: to -3.8 C (25 F)

Bloom Color:

Medium pink (mp)

Bloom Shape:


Flower Fragrance:

Very Fragrant

Bloom Time:

Blooms repeatedly



Patent Information:

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Other Details:

Resistant to black spot

Resistant to mildew

Resistant to rust

Stems are nearly thornless

Pruning Instructions:

Blooms on new wood; prune early to promote new growth

Soil pH requirements:

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This plant has been said to grow in the following regions:

Echo, Louisiana

Austin, Texas

Fort Worth, Texas

Mc Kinney, Texas

Rowlett, Texas

San Antonio, Texas

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Gardeners' Notes:


On May 17, 2006, LawDoggy from San Antonio, TX (Zone 9a) wrote:

Antique or "Old Garden Roses" are coming back in a big way and after buying and growing a Marie Daly rose, I know why.

I saw it blooming at a garden show and thought, "That's nice." Then, as I walked past, I could smell the fragrance of this rose and I had to have it. Please understand that I had sworn I'd never waste money on another rose bush again. I don't know how many poor hybrid tea roses I've killed in spite of buying the myriad fungicides, insecticides, fertilizers, acidifiers and other tools and applicators that go with rose culture. I didn't think I would ever even try another time.

This is different. It claimed to be virtually problem free and it is. I've had it in a pot on my patio for one year now and it blooms almost constantly with lovel... read more


On May 5, 2005, sweezel from McKinney, TX (Zone 8a) wrote:

Earthkind Designated Rose by Texas A&M and one of two roses designated a Texas Superstar.

"Developed for Texas, new color of renowned antique rose 'Marie Pavie.' "