Florists Rose, Grandiflora, Hybrid Tea Rose 'Sonia'

Rosa

Family: Rosaceae (ro-ZAY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Rosa (RO-zuh) (Info)
Cultivar: Sonia
Additional cultivar information:(aka MEIhelvet, Sonia Meilland, Sonja, Sweet Promise)
Hybridized by Meilland
Registered or introduced: 1970
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Class:

Cluster-flowered (incl. Floribunda & Grandiflora)

Height:

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Bloom Color:

Pink blend (pb)

Bloom Shape:

Double

Flower Fragrance:

Very Fragrant

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Regional

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

Blairsden, California

Santa Barbara, California

Auburndale, Florida

Las Vegas, Nevada

Bethpage, New York

Charleston, South Carolina

Brazoria, Texas

Irving, Texas

Orma, West Virginia

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Gardeners' Notes:

2
positives
1
neutral
0
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Positive

On Jul 3, 2017, Nenci from Cromberg, CA (Zone 7a) wrote:

I was never a Rose fan.. We bought a home with a few Peace-like rosebushes on it that were struggling along. While driving into town about 10 years ago.. I saw this gorgeous tall bush on the NW corner of a building that was LOADED with the most beautiful shrimp colored blooms. A few weeks later while driving by.. I saw a woman outside the building. I stopped and asked her about the rose. She told me that her husband had gotten it about 30 years earlier. She took no special care of it (it is still the only rose on their property) and it is planted in the ground with a tire around it (?). I asked at the local nursery and they said it was probably a "Sonia".. in fact the owner of the nursery's wife liked it so much she named her daughter after it. They had one for sale & I bought it..L... read more

Neutral

On Nov 7, 2006, Redkarnelian from Newmarket, ON (Zone 5a) wrote:

Hybridized by Meilland, 1974. Slight scent.

Positive

On Feb 15, 2005, WillowWasp from Jones Creek, TX (Zone 9a) wrote:

Such a sweet color to this rose, I would have to call it a "Strawberry Cream" Pink. I really like it.

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