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Floribunda Rose
Rosa 'Bolero'

Family: Rosaceae (ro-ZAY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Rosa (RO-zuh) (Info)
Cultivar: Bolero
Additional cultivar information:(PP17841, aka MEIdelweis, Bolero, Bolero2004)
Hybridized by Meilland
Registered or introduced: 2004
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Class:

Cluster-flowered (incl. Floribunda & Grandiflora)

Height:

36-48 in. (90-120 cm)

Spacing:

24-36 in. (60-90 cm)

Hardiness:

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)

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

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

Bloom Color:

White (w)

Bloom Shape:

Double

Flower Fragrance:

Very Fragrant

Bloom Time:

Late Spring/Early Summer

Mid Summer

Late Summer/Early Fall

Mid Fall

Late Fall/Early Winter

Blooms repeatedly

Habit:

Bush

Patent Information:

Patented

Other Details:

Shade-tolerant

Resistant to mildew

Resistant to rust

Prone to weak stems

Stems are moderately thorny

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:

From woody stem cuttings

From softwood cuttings

From semi-hardwood cuttings

From hardwood cuttings

By grafting

By budding

By simple layering

By air layering

By tip layering

Regional

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

Fairfield, California

Oakland, California

San Anselmo, California

Pukalani, Hawaii

Winston Salem, North Carolina

Gardeners' Notes:

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Neutral

On May 27, 2008, mrs_colla from Marin, CA (Zone 9b) wrote:

Very fragrant indeed, very beautiful, but unfortunately for me, not a rebloomer. Blooms once in summer or spring and no more flushes after that.