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PlantFiles: Miniature Rose
Rosa 'Playgold'

Family: Rosaceae (ro-ZAY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Rosa (RO-zuh) (Info)
Cultivar: Playgold
Hybridized by Moore; Year of Registration or Introduction: 1997

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15-18 in. (38-45 cm)

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)

Bloom Color:
Orange and orange blend (ob)

Bloom Shape:

Flower Fragrance:
Slightly Fragrant

Bloom Time:
Late Spring/Early Summer
Blooms repeatedly


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Other Details:
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Pruning Instructions:
Avoid pruning

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:

Positive suguy On May 29, 2011, suguy from Simi Valley, CA (Zone 9a) wrote:

This little rose is a standout.

The combination of its wide, single petals and the golds, oranges and blends of color make it shine like a beacon.

Neutral Paulwhwest On Jun 27, 2004, Paulwhwest from Irving (Dallas area), TX (Zone 8a) wrote:

Bred in United States. Won the Award of Excellence for Miniature Rose in 1998, and the Miniature (One Single-Petalled Bloom) award from the California Coastal Rose Society Rose Show in 2000.

Seed: Sequoia Gold
Pollen: Playboy


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

Fairfield, California
Simi Valley, California
Saint Helena Island, South Carolina
Fabens, Texas
Linden, Virginia

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