- Full Sun (At Least 6 Hours Of Direct Sunlight)
- Mature Height 1.5 Feet
- Mature Spread 3 Feet
- Growing Zones 4 - 11
- Use As A Thriller In Containers
The Blushing Drift® Rose, botanically known as Rosa Blushing Drift® 'Meifranjin', is hardy and features dense, light pink, double-petal blooms. This compact, deciduous rose bush blooms all summer long and reaches 1.5 feet tall by 3 feet wide. The foliage is glossy, dark green and the blooms are light powdery pink with warm-yellow centers. Blushing Drift® showcases its blooms from spring to frost.
This rose has a spreading habit, making it an ideal groundcover. This low-maintenance plant is very drought tolerant and disease resistant when established, and it’s cold hardy to -20 degrees Fahrenheit. These roses look stunning mass planted in beds and borders or planted alone in the garden. Blushing Drift® Rose is also ideal for informal gardens, naturalized areas, and pollinator and wildlife gardens.
Blushing Drift® Rose Care
You can improve light, sandy, gravelly, or chalky soils by adding garden compost before planting. Add a slow-release, general-purpose fertilizer or compost upon planting your shrub. You can add garden lime to highly acidic soils. Plant in full sun areas such as hills, open areas, or southern exposures. Roses thrive in direct sun and in rich, moist, slightly acidic, well-drained soils.
Keep your rose plant moist until its roots establish; this can take approximately 6 weeks. Then water it about every 2-4 days, at a minimum of once per week. After the first bloom season, your rose plant should be well established and can tolerate being watered only during extended periods without rain. In order to tell if the plant needs water, check the moisture of the soil around the roots. If the soil feels dry, give it a good soak, trying to avoid wetting the leaves and petals.
You should tackle pruning during the early spring before buds appear on your roses. Typically this is around March or April. In fall, prune your plant to shorten longer stems on the bushes, which will keep them from snapping in the wind. Deadhead your roses weekly to help direct the plant’s energy into new shoots and more flowers.
Blushing Drift® Rose Spacing
For best results, space these roses at least 3 feet apart so they have room to spread. For mass plantings, they can be planted slightly closer together without a problem.
Blushing Drift® Rose Information
|USDA Hardiness Zones: 4 - 11|
|Plant Type: Bushes|
|Light Exposure: Full Sun (At Least 6 Hours Of Direct Sunlight)|
|Mature Height: 1.5 Feet|
|Mature Spread: 3 Feet|
|Spacing: 3 Feet|
|Flower Color(s): Pink, Yellow|
|Foliage Type: Deciduous|
|Foliage Color(s): Green|
|Seasonal Interest: Spring Flowering, Summer Flowering, Fall Flowering|
|Tolerates: Heat, Drought|
|Attracts: Bees, Butterflies|
|Container Role: Thriller|
|Uses: Borders, Containers|
|Features: Attracts Pollinators, Cut Flowers, Fragrant, Low Maintenance|
|Brand: Drift Roses|
|Common Name: Blushing Drift® Rose|
|Scientific Name: Rosa Blushing Drift®|
Please Note: The pictures below are to give a general representation of the different container sizes. The actual size/ages of plants are estimates and will vary based on; type of plant, time of year, last pruning & many other factors.
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Plant Addicts guarantees your plant(s) will arrive happy and healthy, but the plant(s) are being shipped through the mail and accidents happen. If the plant is dead, has dried out roots or the incorrect item was shipped just notify Plant Addicts within 3 days upon delivery. We may ask for pictures but will try to make it as easy as possible for you. Please note plant(s) with damaged branches or wilted leaves will not qualify for this guarantee. Plants are very resilient and will rebound quickly when cared for correctly.
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We encourage all plant lovers to purchase the Plant Addicts Warranty whether you’re new or an expert. There are many variables outside our control and yours that can cause the demise of your plant(s). Examples would be hungry animals, drought, poor soil conditions, over watering, disease, insects & many other factors. The Plant Addicts Warranty is a 1 year warranty protecting you from all the unknowns and will replace your plant if it moves on to the plant afterlife.
The warranty is purchased on a per plant basis and must be purchased at the same time as the plant purchase. We will cover 100% of the price of the plant but the warranty does not cover shipping cost. Simply let us know if your plant has died within one year of receiving it and we’ll get you a new one shipped out. We may ask for photos for documentation purposes but again we’ll try to make it as easy as possible.
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Standard Colors: 2-3 business days
Special Order Colors: 8 weeks - this is due to the planter being custom made with the color(s) of your choice
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Time of Order:
- If there is extreme heat we’ll delay shipping.
- We’ll have to review what areas the plants are traveling through along with your location
Once your plant is shipped you’ll receive an email with tracking information. Depending on the above criteria we’ll ship your plant(s) towards beginning of the following week from your order. We put together this helpful guide of what to do when you receive your plants in the mail.
It is important to know that all of our plants are clearly labeled for which growing zones the plant can survive in. The plants are thoroughly trialed and tested in every growing zone before we state the plant can grow in a zone. Again, our #1 priority is to ship the plants to you healthy and ready to thrive in your location. So we will do everything in our power to do so.