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PlantFiles: Polyantha Rose
Rosa 'Rita Sammons'

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Family: Rosaceae (ro-ZAY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Rosa (RO-zuh) (Info)
Cultivar: Rita Sammons
Additional cultivar information: (aka Justine Silva)
Hybridized by Clark; Year of Registration or Introduction: 1925

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Class:
Polyantha

Height:
4-6 ft. (1.2-1.8 m)

Spacing:
4-6 ft. (1.2-1.8 m)

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)

Bloom Color:
Pink blend (pb)

Bloom Shape:
Double

Flower Fragrance:
Very Fragrant

Bloom Time:
Blooms repeatedly

Habit:
Shrub

Patent Information:
Non-patented

Other Details:
Stems are nearly thornless

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

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Profile:

No positives
1 neutral
No negatives

Gardeners' Notes:

RatingAuthorContent
Neutral Calif_Sue On Jun 2, 2009, Calif_Sue from Northern California
United States (Zone 9a) wrote:

Sport of Ccile Brunner

Regional...

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

San Jose, California



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