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PlantFiles: Shrub Rose
Rosa 'Paint the Town'

Family: Rosaceae (ro-ZAY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Rosa (RO-zuh) (Info)
Cultivar: Paint the Town
Additional cultivar information: (PP18060, aka BAItown)
Hybridized by Lim; Year of Registration or Introduction: 2006

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24-36 in. (60-90 cm)

24-36 in. (60-90 cm)

USDA Zone 4a: to -34.4 C (-30 F)
USDA Zone 4b: to -31.6 C (-25 F)
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)
USDA Zone 9a: to -6.6 C (20 F)
USDA Zone 9b: to -3.8 C (25 F)

Bloom Color:
Medium red (mr)

Bloom Shape:

Flower Fragrance:
No fragrance

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

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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1 positive
1 neutral
No negatives

Gardeners' Notes:

Neutral coriaceous On Mar 22, 2015, coriaceous from ROSLINDALE, MA wrote:

3.5" double red flowers (20 petals) with hybrid tea form, opening to a shallow cup. Flowers produced in small clusters, continuously throughout the season.

Habit is short, mounded, spreading.

Part of Bailey's Easy Elegance collection.

Highly resistant to black spot and powdery mildew.

US PP # 18,060 2007

Parentage: Heinzelmannchen x Happy Trails

Positive gardenjoan On Feb 13, 2011, gardenjoan from Inver Grove Heights, MN wrote:

Very beautiful red rose that reblooms easily. It is only about 2 feet tall and we have had it for 3 years without covering it. Just natural snow cover. It is best used in front of taller varieties.


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

Lisle, Illinois
Camden, Maine
Inver Grove Heights, Minnesota
Kasota, Minnesota
Saint Paul, Minnesota
Lincoln, Nebraska
Portland, Oregon

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