Shrub Rose 'My Girl'

Rosa

Family: Rosaceae (ro-ZAY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Rosa (RO-zuh) (Info)
Cultivar: My Girl
Additional cultivar information:(PP19952; Easy Elegance Collection; aka BAIgirl)
Hybridized by Lim
Registered or introduced: 1997
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Class:

Shrub

Height:

24-36 in. (60-90 cm)

36-48 in. (90-120 cm)

Spacing:

24-36 in. (60-90 cm)

Hardiness:

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:

Deep pink (dp)

Bloom Shape:

Double

Flower Fragrance:

Slightly Fragrant

Bloom Time:

Blooms repeatedly

Habit:

Shrub

Patent Information:

Patented

Other Details:

Resistant to black spot

Resistant to mildew

Sets hips

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

Foliage Color:

Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Characteristics:

Unknown - Tell us

Water Requirements:

Unknown - Tell us

Where to Grow:

Unknown - Tell us

Regional

This plant is said to grow outdoors in the following regions:

Lisle, Illinois

Bronx, New York

Brooklyn, New York

Portland, Oregon

Pawtucket, Rhode Island

Gardeners' Notes:

1
positive
0
neutrals
0
negatives
RatingContent
Positive

On Mar 21, 2015, coriaceous from ROSLINDALE, MA wrote:

Very strong hot pink, double, 2.5" flowers with up to 30 petals. Ruffled rosette bloom form, mostly solitary, in flushes throughout the season.

Compact, rounded, upright, well-branched shrub habit.

Resistant to black spot and powdery mildew. This is on the list of top performers at the Peggy Rockefeller Rose Garden at the New York Botanical Garden, where no fungicides are used.

US PP # 19,952 2009

Tetraploid. Parentage: seedling x Flower Carpet Pink.

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