Shrub Rose 'Prairie Joy'

Rosa

Family: Rosaceae (ro-ZAY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Rosa (RO-zuh) (Info)
Cultivar: Prairie Joy
Additional cultivar information:(Parkland series)
Hybridized by Marshall
Registered or introduced: 1977
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Class:

Shrub

Height:

4-6 ft. (1.2-1.8 m)

Spacing:

4-6 ft. (1.2-1.8 m)

6-8 ft. (1.8-2.4 m)

Hardiness:

USDA Zone 3b: to -37.2 C (-35 F)

USDA Zone 4a: to -34.4 C (-30 F)

USDA Zone 4b: to -31.6 C (-25 F)

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:

Medium pink (mp)

Bloom Shape:

Double

Flower Fragrance:

Slightly Fragrant

Bloom Time:

Mid Spring

Late Spring/Early Summer

Blooms repeatedly

Habit:

Shrub

Patent Information:

Non-patented

Other Details:

Resistant to black spot

Resistant to mildew

Resistant to rust

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)

6.6 to 7.5 (neutral)

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

Regional

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

Denver, Colorado

Senoia, Georgia

Glencoe, Illinois

Des Moines, Iowa

Rome, New York

Pembina, North Dakota

Mount Enterprise, Texas

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Gardeners' Notes:

1
positive
2
neutrals
0
negatives
RatingContent
Neutral

On Apr 19, 2014, coriaceous from ROSLINDALE, MA wrote:

The Montreal Botanic Garden in 1998 released a survey of black spot resistance in their roses and found this among the most outstanding.

The 3" flowers have beautiful color and very full form (30-40 petals). Sheds its petals cleanly.

Bred by Henry H. Marshall, 1977. Introduced in Canada by Agriculture Canada, Morden, Manitoba in 1990 as 'Prairie Joy'. Though many sources state that this is one of the Parkland series, the Ag Canada book _Winter Hardy Roses_ lists it as "other". [[email protected]]

A shrub rose that can be grown as a short climber. As a climbing rose, it's said to be one of the hardiest, though it's said to be less cane hardy than 'W... read more

Positive

On Apr 8, 2010, catnip_tx from Mount Enterprise, TX wrote:

Beautifully arching growth habit...has done well in humid East Texas summers, and on sandy, windy hilltop. Hard to find but I sought it out in honor of my Aunt Joy (who called it Precious Joy).

Neutral

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

Canadian-bred Parkland series rose.

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