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Shrub Rose 'Oso Easy Paprika'


Family: Rosaceae (ro-ZAY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Rosa (RO-zuh) (Info)
Cultivar: Oso Easy Paprika
Additional cultivar information:(PP18347; Oso Easy series; aka ChewMayTime, Maytime, Paprika)
Hybridized by Warner
Registered or introduced: 2006
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12-18 in. (30-45 cm)

18-24 in. (45-60 cm)


12-15 in. (30-38 cm)

15-18 in. (38-45 cm)

18-24 in. (45-60 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)

Bloom Color:

Apricot and apricot blend (ab)

Bloom Shape:


Flower Fragrance:

Slightly Fragrant

Bloom Time:

Late Spring/Early Summer

Mid Summer

Late Summer/Early Fall

Mid Fall

Blooms repeatedly



Patent Information:


Other Details:

Resistant to black spot

Resistant to mildew

Resistant to rust

Stems are moderately thorny

Pruning Instructions:

Blooms on new wood; prune early to promote new growth

Soil pH requirements:

5.6 to 6.0 (acidic)

6.1 to 6.5 (mildly acidic)

Propagation Methods:

From softwood cuttings

From semi-hardwood cuttings

From hardwood cuttings

By grafting

By budding

Foliage Color:

Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Characteristics:

Unknown - Tell us

Water Requirements:

Unknown - Tell us

Where to Grow:

Unknown - Tell us


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

Brookfield, Connecticut

Roslindale, Massachusetts

Austin, Texas

Portsmouth, Virginia

Milwaukee, Wisconsin

Gardeners' Notes:


On Jul 13, 2014, coriaceous from ROSLINDALE, MA wrote:

Flowers are a peachy red-orange with yellow centers, fading to coral and eventually near white. I find the spent near-white blooms a distraction unless religiously deadheaded. Free-blooming, with more or less continuous bloom here.

Very clean, glossy, disease-resistant foliage. Does not need fungicide to keep it black spot free here, where the climate favors black spot.

Tends to send up longer canes that want to get over 2' tall. I'm not sure how tall mine would get if I didn't keep cutting it back, but it wants to get taller than 2'.

I don't know why this isn't classified as a miniature. It has 2" flowers and very small foliage.

The cultivar name is 'Chewmaytime.' "Oso Easy Paprika" is a trade name.