'Peaceful Habitations'

(Pronounced: PEACE-full Hab-i-TA-shuns)

ALSO KNOWN AS:

'Peaceful Habitations' , 'PONtions'

'Peaceful Habitations'

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'Peaceful Habitations' was bred by Ray Ponton and introduced by the Peaceful Habitations Rose Gardens in 2000.

The blooms open medium pink, and change to a slightly darker shade with dark pink stippling on the petals as the flowers age.

 

 
GENERAL
INFORMATION:

'Peaceful Habitations' has wonderful semi-double, medium pink flowers that are borne in loose clusters throughout the growing season. It makes an upright shrub, 4' high and 3' wide.

 
BOTANICAL
GROUP:

Synstylae

 
GROUP:

Ponton

 
CLASS:

S

 
SEED
PARENT:

'Folksinger'  

POLLEN
PARENT:

'Lichhterloh'  

BREEDER:

Ray Ponton  

INTRODUCED:

'Peaceful Habitations' was bred by Ray Ponton and introduced by the Peaceful Habitations Rose Gardens in 2000.  

DATE:

2000 [ United States ]  

PLANT SIZE
AND FORM:

Height:    3 '     to    5 '           Width:    2 '     to    3 '



'Peaceful Habitations' makes an upright shrub, 4' high and 3' wide.  

FOLIAGE
DESCRIPTION:

The foliage is medium green and matte.

 
FOLIAGE
FRAGRANCE:

None.  

BLOOM
FREQUENCY:

R - Repeat. 'Peaceful Habitations' starts blooming the early spring, and repeats throughout the growing season.

 
BLOOM
DESCRIPTION:
Flower Size:    3.00"      to      4.00"           Cluster Size:    1      to      3           Petal Count:    15 to 20          

'Peaceful Habitations' flowers are large (4") and semi-double and flat. The blooms are loose, reflecting their Buck rose heritage.

 
BLOOM
COLOR:

mp - Medium Pink. 'Peaceful Habitations' blooms open medium pink, and change to a slightly darker shade with dark pink stippling on the petals as the flowers age.

The pink shade of the petals lighten toward the bases of the petals, and the ends of the petals, near the stamens, are a rich bright yellow.

 
COLOR VARIATION:

None.  

FRAGRANCE:

MF - Moderately Fragrant. 'Peaceful Habitations' has a moderate fragrance.

 
HIPS:

None observed.

 
CLIMATE:

Zones 6 - 9  

CULTURE:

'Peaceful Habitations' has no known disease problems.

 
PROPAGATION:

'Peaceful Habitations' is easily propagated from cuttings.

 
OTHER
CHARACTERISTICS:


    ** Tolerant of poorer soils
    ** Good for bedding or mass plantings
    ** Suitable for hedging and fence rows
    ** Suitable for growing in pots
    ** Suitable for growing in greenhouses
    ** Availability is limited  

ANECDOTAL
INFORMATION:

'Peaceful Habitations' was bred in 1998 by Ray Ponton of Taylor, Texas. Its original designation was 98-67-7.

 
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