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      optimist22's Petite Francoise x 1 Blooming

Plant: Rose (Rosa) |

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Plenty of small flowers very double: real pompoms, a fresh pink set against a brilliant foliage. To be used in borders, in rock gardens, pots and planters. Disease resistant.

Intro Date: 1915
Introducer: Gravereaux
Class: Polyantha

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optimist22's Petite Francoise Care Instructions

Look to ensure a distance 3.96 feet (1.22 metres) between seeds when sowing - cover at a depth of at least 0.25 inches (0.64 cm) deep if you are going to sow this directly in the garden.

Rose normally grows to a mature height of 2.00 metres (that's 6.50 feet imperial) so ensure you have enough space in your garden for this plant.

Remember to water moderately.

Your garden's USDA Hardiness Zone (8b) is within the ideal range for Rose. The recommended range is between Zone 5 and 9.

Ensure your soil has a ph of between 4.5 and 8.0 as Rose is a acidic to alkaline soil loving plant.

Keep an eye out for these common Rose problems: Blackspot, Powdery Mildew, Aphids, Bristly Rose Slug, and Rose Slug.

More information about Petite Francoise is available in the Folia gardener's wiki. All Petite Francoise Care Instructions have been kindly provided by our members.

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Fremont (San Francisco Bay Area)

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