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'Pink Drift ®' rose Description
'Pink Drift ® (shrub, Mouchotte/Meilland, 2008)' rose photo
Photo courtesy of Jean Marion
Availability:
Commercially available
HMF Ratings:
22 favorite votes.  
Average rating: GOOD+.  
Origin:
Bred by Jacques Mouchotte (France, before 2008).
Introduced in France by Meilland International in 2009 as 'Pink Drift'.
Introduced in United States by The Conard-Pyle Co. in 2009 as 'Pink Drift'.
Class:
Shrub.  
Bloom:
Deep pink, white center, ages to pink.  None / no fragrance.  Small, single (4-8 petals) bloom form.  Blooms in flushes throughout the season.  
Habit:
Height of up to 18" (up to 45 cm).  Width of up to 3' (up to 90 cm).
Growing:
USDA zone 6b and warmer.  Can be used for garden, ground cover or hanging basket.  
Patents:
United States - Patent No: PP 18,874  on  3 Jun 2008   VIEW USPTO PATENT
Application No: 11/523,037  on  19 Sep 2006

A new and distinct variety of shrub rose plant is provided which forms in
abundance in clusters on a nearly continuous basis attractive semi-double
fragrant deep pink blossoms that clean well having a light eye. A
spreading ground cover growth habit with procumbent vegetation is
displayed. Attractive glossy dark green foliage is formed. The plant
develops well following asexual reproduction, and is highly resistant to
Black Spot, Powdery Mildew, and Rust. The new variety is particularly
well suited for growing as ornamentation in the landscape as a mass
planting or for growing in containers.



Inventors:
Meilland; Alain A. (Antibes, FR)
Assignee:

CP Delaware, Inc.
(Wilmington,
DE)


Notes:
Breeder Mouchotte listed in Rose Hill Rose Trials.