Little Mischief (Rosa BAIief 'Little Mischief')-Hort Answers - University of Illinois Extension
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Little Mischief
Rosa BAIief 'Little Mischief'

Compact and very vigorous shrub rose. Medium green foliage. Large clusters of pink blooms, semi-double, one-inch wide (petal count 9-16). Slight fragrance. A continuous (perpetual) bloomer throughout the season. 
Full sun, well-drained soil. Prune by the renewal method removing about one-third of the oldest canes in the spring to soil line as needed to keep shrub open and new canes in production. Prune the stem back to a branch angle (a process called heading back) as needed to reduce width and height. 
Mature Height
2-3 Feet (Width 2 feet - 3 feet)
USDA Hardiness Zone
4 - 9 
Bloom Color
Bloom Season
May - October
Soil Conditions
Moist, Well-Drained
Exposure/Light Requirements
Full Sun
Pests and Problems

Environmental Damage

Insect Damage

Additional pests and problems that may affect this plant:

Extreme disease resistance to black spot and mildew.  Watch for Japanese beetles, cane borer, aphids and rose midge.
Additional Notes
Excellent rose for the mixed border. Dark pink blooms with white eye fades to light pink. Very hardy.


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