Floribunda Rose, Shrub Rose
Rosa 'Many Happy Returns'

Family: Rosaceae (ro-ZAY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Rosa (RO-zuh) (Info)
Cultivar: Many Happy Returns
Additional cultivar information:(aka HARwanted, Prima)
Hybridized by Harkness
Registered or introduced: 1988
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Class:

Cluster-flowered (incl. Floribunda & Grandiflora)

Shrub

Height:

24-36 in. (60-90 cm)

Spacing:

24-36 in. (60-90 cm)

36-48 in. (90-120 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)

Bloom Color:

Pink blend (pb)

Bloom Shape:

Semi-double

Cupped

Flower Fragrance:

Very Fragrant

Bloom Time:

Late Spring/Early Summer

Blooms repeatedly

Habit:

Shrub

Can be grown in a container

Patent Information:

Non-patented

Other Details:

Resistant to black spot

Resistant to mildew

Resistant to rust

Prone to die-back

Sets hips

Pruning Instructions:

Blooms on new wood; prune early to promote new growth

Soil pH requirements:

6.1 to 6.5 (mildly acidic)

Propagation Methods:

From hardwood cuttings

Foliage Color:

Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Characteristics:

Unknown - Tell us

Water Requirements:

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Where to Grow:

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Gardeners' Notes:

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On Jun 17, 2012, saya from Heerlen
Netherlands (Zone 8b) wrote:

Rosa 'Many Happy Returns' is a compact, spreading small shrub with fine glossy foliage and fragrant, pale blush-pink, semi-double flowers followed by orange-red hips.

Registration name: HARwanted
Exhibition name: Prima
Bred by Harkness, introduced in 1991.

Rosa 'Many Happy Returns' has received Award of Garden Merit (AGM) from RHS.