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Patio, Polyantha Rose 'Marie Pavie'


Family: Rosaceae (ro-ZAY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Rosa (RO-zuh) (Info)
Cultivar: Marie Pavie
Additional cultivar information:(aka Marie Pavi, Marie Pavic)
Hybridized by Allegatiere
Registered or introduced: 1888
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24-36 in. (60-90 cm)

36-48 in. (90-120 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)

USDA Zone 9a: to -6.6 C (20 F)

USDA Zone 9b: to -3.8 C (25 F)

Bloom Color:

White (w)

Bloom Shape:



Flower Fragrance:

Very Fragrant

Bloom Time:

Late Spring/Early Summer

Blooms repeatedly



Patent Information:


Other Details:


Resistant to mildew

Resistant to rust

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

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:

Jonesboro, Arkansas

San Jose, California

Marietta, Georgia

Baton Rouge, Louisiana

Coushatta, Louisiana

Wyandotte, Michigan

Madison, Mississippi

Saint Louis, Missouri

Winston Salem, North Carolina

Norman, Oklahoma

Tulsa, Oklahoma

Christiana, Tennessee

Anderson, Texas

Austin, Texas

Colleyville, Texas

Fort Worth, Texas

Grand Prairie, Texas

Plano, Texas

Rowlett, Texas

San Antonio, Texas

Arlington, Virginia

Bellingham, Washington

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Gardeners' Notes:


On May 26, 2010, debles from Tulsa, OK wrote:

Probably my favorite rose.
I have two of these near our front porch.
Nobody comes or goes without enjoying the wonderful fragrance. They bloom almost continuously too.

The roses themselves are small, but a branch or two in a vase will scent the entire room.
My bushes are several years old and roughly 4 foot tall.
Not entirely thornless, but they are low on thorns.
Perfect rose, always well behaved and thrives, even when neglected.


On Jan 27, 2010, killdawabbit from Christiana, TN (Zone 6b) wrote:

Wonderful rose. Fragrance is awesome and carries through the air.


On Mar 16, 2006, zzazzq from Madison, MS wrote:

Nice 2 foot tall rose. Almost completely thornless. In my situation, grows and blooms fairly well even in partial shade. Cuttings taken from pruning in Feb. root at least half the time if just stuck into the ground. Does get mild blackspot in this very humid climate, but not enough to hurt the plant very much. Very happy with this.


On Jun 16, 2005, floffygirl from Norman, OK (Zone 7a) wrote:

I ordered this sweet rose from the Antique Rose Emporium this spring and it is already blooming in my rose garden. I love it!
Floffygirl in Norman, Oklahoma


On Jun 3, 2004, Paulwhwest from Irving (Dallas area), TX (Zone 8a) wrote:

Bred in France. Won the Polyantha Spray eight times from 1999-2001, and the Victorian award from the Northwest Arkansas Rose Rustlers in 1998.

Parentage unknown.