Miniature Rose
Rosa 'Jefferson Rose'

Family: Rosaceae (ro-ZAY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Rosa (RO-zuh) (Info)
Cultivar: Jefferson Rose
Additional cultivar information:(PP5459, aka MORfree, Softee)
Hybridized by Moore
Registered or introduced: 1983
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Class:

Miniature

Shrub

Height:

24-36 in. (60-90 cm)

Spacing:

24-36 in. (60-90 cm)

Hardiness:

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:

Double

Flower Fragrance:

Slightly Fragrant

Bloom Time:

Late Spring/Early Summer

Blooms repeatedly

Habit:

Shrub

Patent Information:

Patent expired

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

Regional

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

Ventura, California

Gainesville, Florida

Coushatta, Louisiana

Belton, Texas

Gardeners' Notes:

1
positive
2
neutrals
0
negatives
RatingContent
Positive

On Oct 24, 2011, KanapahaLEW from Alachua, FL (Zone 8b) wrote:

Has done very well in the heat of north central Florida. Has been fairly drought-tolerant, produced repeated flushes of flowers from spring through fall. Mine is on its own roots.

Neutral

On Apr 21, 2009, Joan from Belfield, ND (Zone 4a) wrote:


Editor's Note

Plant Patent number 5459 has expired

Neutral

On Jul 2, 2004, Paulwhwest from Irving (Dallas area), TX (Zone 8a) wrote:

Bred in the United States.

Parentage:
Seed: Seedling
Pollen: Seedling