Floribunda, Shrub Rose 'Cocktail'

Rosa

Family: Rosaceae (ro-ZAY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Rosa (RO-zuh) (Info)
Cultivar: Cocktail
Additional cultivar information:(aka MEImick, PP1821)
Hybridized by Meilland
Registered or introduced: 1957
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Class:

Shrub

Height:

4-6 ft. (1.2-1.8 m)

Spacing:

36-48 in. (90-120 cm)

Hardiness:

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:

Red blend (rb)

Bloom Shape:

Single

Eye present

Flower Fragrance:

Slightly Fragrant

Bloom Time:

Late Spring/Early Summer

Blooms repeatedly

Habit:

Shrub

Patent Information:

Patent expired

Other Details:

Unknown - Tell us

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 has been said to grow in the following regions:

Cazadero, California

Novato, California

San Jose, California

San Leandro, California

Sarasota, Florida

Gardeners' Notes:

2
positives
2
neutrals
0
negatives
RatingContent
Positive

On Apr 30, 2018, CherylT from Lake of the Pines, CA wrote:

Hello,
I fell in love with this plant when I visited Lake Como, Italy 6 years ago in 2012. I live in California and I'm wondering if anyone knows where to obtain it from the U.S.?
Thank you in advance for any help,
Cheryl

Positive

On Apr 11, 2010, montpensier from Milano,
Italy wrote:

this rose is blooming ALWAYS!

Neutral

On Jun 2, 2009, Joan from Belfield, ND (Zone 4a) wrote:


Editor's Note

Plant Patent number 1821 has expired

Neutral

On Jun 5, 2004, Paulwhwest from Irving (Dallas area), TX (Zone 8a) wrote:

Bred in France. Won the Classic Shrub Rose award from the
Birmingham Rose Society Spring Show in 2000, the Modern Shrub Rose award six times from 1999-2001, and the Shrub award twice in 2001.

Parentage:
Seed: Independence x Orange Triumph
Pollen: Phyllis Bide

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