Hybrid Tea Rose
Rosa 'Mon Cheri'

Family: Rosaceae (ro-ZAY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Rosa (RO-zuh) (Info)
Cultivar: Mon Cheri
Additional cultivar information:(PP5156; aka AROcher)
Hybridized by Christensen
Registered or introduced: 1981
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Class:

Hybrid Tea

Height:

36-48 in. (90-120 cm)

Spacing:

24-36 in. (60-90 cm)

Hardiness:

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)

USDA Zone 10a: to -1.1 C (30 F)

USDA Zone 10b: to 1.7 C (35 F)

Bloom Color:

Red blend (rb)

Bloom Shape:

Double

Cupped

Reflexed

Flower Fragrance:

No fragrance

Slightly Fragrant

Bloom Time:

Late Spring/Early Summer

Blooms repeatedly

Habit:

Bush

Can be grown in a container

Patent Information:

Patent expired

Other Details:

Stems are very thorny

Good for cut flowers

Pruning Instructions:

Blooms on new wood; prune early to promote new growth

Soil pH requirements:

6.1 to 6.5 (mildly acidic)

6.6 to 7.5 (neutral)

7.6 to 7.8 (mildly alkaline)

Propagation Methods:

Unknown - Tell us

Foliage Color:

Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Characteristics:

Unknown - Tell us

Water Requirements:

Unknown - Tell us

Where to Grow:

Unknown - Tell us

Regional

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

San Leandro, California

Decatur, Mississippi

Gardeners' Notes:

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Positive

On Feb 17, 2013, JAMIESMITH from Decatur, MS (Zone 7b) wrote:

A winner! A strong healthy looking bush. The flowers are gorgeous. I love the variations of the two tone blooms. The fragrance is faint, but the flowers are so gorgeous and long lasting.