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PlantFiles: China Rose, Found Rose
Rosa 'Spice'

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Family: Rosaceae (ro-ZAY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Rosa (RO-zuh) (Info)
Cultivar: Spice
Additional cultivar information: (aka The Spice Rose, Bermuda Spice)

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Class:
China

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

Spacing:
36-48 in. (90-120 cm)

Hardiness:
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)
Light pink (lp)

Bloom Shape:
Semi-double
Double

Flower Fragrance:
Very Fragrant

Bloom Time:
Late Spring/Early Summer
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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1 positive
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Gardeners' Notes:

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Positive vossner On Oct 18, 2009, vossner from Richmond, TX (Zone 9a) wrote:

an Earthkind rose

Regional...

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

Mililani, Hawaii
Coushatta, Louisiana
Columbia, South Carolina
Katy, Texas



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