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Polyantha Rose
Rosa 'Jean Mermoz'

Family: Rosaceae (ro-ZAY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Rosa (RO-zuh) (Info)
Cultivar: Jean Mermoz
Additional cultivar information:(aka Jean Marmoz)
Hybridized by Chenault
Registered or introduced: 1937
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18-24 in. (45-60 cm)


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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)

USDA Zone 10a: to -1.1 C (30 F)

USDA Zone 10b: to 1.7 C (35 F)

USDA Zone 11: above 4.5 C (40 F)

Bloom Color:

Medium pink (mp)

Bloom Shape:


Flower Fragrance:

Slightly Fragrant

Bloom Time:

Late Spring/Early Summer

Blooms repeatedly



Patent Information:


Other Details:

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Pruning Instructions:

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Soil pH requirements:

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Propagation Methods:

From herbaceous stem cuttings

From woody stem cuttings

From softwood cuttings

From semi-hardwood cuttings

From hardwood cuttings

By grafting

By budding

By simple layering

By air layering

By tip layering


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

Memphis, Tennessee

Gardeners' Notes:


On Oct 28, 2010, Eaglewalker from Memphis, TN (Zone 7b) wrote:

This is a wonderful little rose. I have had mine for two winters and two summers. It is in a bed that does not get full sun and it is doing beautifully, without any chemicals and minimal (maybe -- MAYBE -- once a month) watering -- and we had practically no rain this summer. In spite of the Memphis heat and humidity, it has never shown a sign of disease, nor dropped a single leaf from heat stress.

The growth habit is low and full (maybe 2 feet high), the leaves are small and dark green, and the flowers are like tiny pink cabbage roses. It flowers freely in spring and fall, and also sporadically in the summer (if watered!) The only drawback is the lack of scent.

Mine came from the Antique Rose Emporium.


On Jun 1, 2004, Paulwhwest from Irving (Dallas area), TX (Zone 8a) wrote:

Bred in France. Great for containers.

Seed: R. wichuraiana
Pollen: Seedling