Patio Rose Rosa Shine On = 'Dictalent' (PBR) (Patio)

👤 Non-toxic to humans
🐾 Non-toxic to pets
🌸 Blooming
🍪 Not edible
‍🌱 Hard-care
rose [Shine On]


The Rosa Shine On, commonly known as simply a patio rose, is a visually captivating plant renowned for its vibrant blooms. The rose displays a stunning array of flowers that feature an exquisite blend of colors, typically ranging from a soft peach to a warm apricot hue, which can sometimes have hints of pink on the petals' edges. The petals themselves are rich and numerous, creating a dense, classic rose shape that exudes elegance and charm. Each flower is not only an eye-catcher but also emits a delightful fragrance that adds to the sensory enjoyment of the plant. The foliage of the Rosa Shine On is also worth noting, as it provides a striking contrast to its bright blossoms. The leaves are typically lush green, glossy, and have a leathery texture. They grow densely, creating a lush backdrop that makes the colorful flowers stand out even more. The plant has a neat and compact growth habit, which contributes to its attractiveness, particularly when planted in patio containers or as a part of a well-tended garden border. Overall, the Rosa Shine On is a beautiful garden specimen that offers a continual display of opulent flowers throughout the blooming season, complemented by its attractive foliage. It captures the essence of a classic rose while being suitable for a variety of garden settings, especially where space is at a premium or where a splash of color is desired to brighten an outdoor area.

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About this plant

  • memoNames

    • Family


    • Synonyms

      Shine On Rose, Patio Rose, Dictalent Rose.

    • Common names

      Rosa 'Dictalent'.

  • skullToxicity

    • To humans

      Roses are generally not considered toxic to humans. If the 'Dictalent' variety of patio rose were toxic, it might induce symptoms akin to those of other toxic plants when ingested, such as gastrointestinal discomfort, nausea, vomiting or diarrhea. However, roses are not known to cause serious poisoning in humans. It is still advised to discourage consumption of any plant parts if they are not specifically intended for human consumption.

    • To pets

      Roses, including the patio rose 'Dictalent', are regarded as non-toxic to pets such as cats and dogs. While they are not harmful, ingestion of the plant material, particularly in larger quantities, could potentially lead to minor gastrointestinal upset, such as vomiting or diarrhea, primarily due to the physical irritation from the fibers and thorns rather than chemical toxicity. It is always best to keep an eye on pets and prevent them from eating plants when possible.

  • infoCharacteristics

    • Life cycle


    • Foliage type


    • Color of leaves


    • Flower color


    • Height

      2 feet [60 cm]

    • Spread

      2 feet [60 cm]

    • Plant type


    • Hardiness zones


    • Native area



  • money-bagGeneral Benefits

    • Compact growth habit - Ideal for small gardens and containers due to its smaller size and neat form.
    • Floriferous nature - Produces an abundance of flowers throughout the blooming season.
    • Vibrant color - Offers bright and attractive blooms that enhance the aesthetic of any garden space.
    • Low maintenance - Requires minimal pruning and care, making it accessible for gardeners of all levels.
    • Disease resistance - Bred to be resistant to common rose diseases, reducing the need for chemical treatments.
    • Long blooming period - Provides a long season of color, often from late spring until frost.
    • Hardiness - Capable of thriving in a range of climates, withstanding many environmental challenges.
    • Attracts pollinators - Welcomes beneficial insects like bees and butterflies to the garden.
    • Perfect for cut flowers - Stems are sturdy and blooms are long-lasting, making them ideal for bouquets and arrangements.

  • medicalMedical Properties

    This plant is not used for medical purposes.

  • windAir-purifying Qualities

    This plant is not specifically known for air purifying qualities.

  • leavesOther Uses

    • Edible Petals: The petals of this rose variety can be used in culinary applications, such as decorating cakes or making rose-infused syrups and jams.
    • Natural Fabric Dye: The blooms can be used to create a natural dye for fabrics, yielding a variety of pink hues.
    • Aromatherapy: The fragrance from the rose’s oil is suitable for aromatherapy sessions, providing a calming and pleasant scent.
    • Perfumery: Its unique scent can be captured and used in the production of perfumes and scented products.
    • Artistic Inspiration: The beauty of the rose can be used as an inspiration for artists and photographers, lending itself to creative works.
    • Biodegradable Confetti: Dried rose petals can serve as a biodegradable alternative to traditional confetti at celebrations.
    • Floral Bath Soaks: The petals can be included in bath soaks for a luxurious bathing experience with a soft, floral fragrance.
    • Handmade Paper: Incorporated into papermaking, the petals can add texture and a floral touch to handmade papers.
    • Decorative Ice Cubes: Frozen into ice cubes, the rose petals can enhance the presentation of cold drinks and cocktails.
    • Composting Material: Once spent, these roses can be composted to enrich the soil and benefit garden ecosystems.

Interesting Facts

  • bedFeng Shui

    The rose is not used in Feng Shui practice.

  • aquariusZodiac Sign Compitability

    The rose is not used in astrology practice.

  • spiralPlant Symbolism

    • Love: Roses have long been a symbol of love and passion, with different colors often representing various aspects, such as red for romantic love.
    • Beauty: The rose is often associated with beauty and perfection, reflecting its exquisite form and captivating fragrance.
    • Honor: Giving a rose can be a way to show respect and admiration for someone's grace and dignified character.
    • Devotion: Roses can symbolize deep devotion between individuals, whether in a romantic context or within familial or friendship bonds.
    • Purity: White roses, in particular, are often representative of innocence and purity, making them a popular choice for weddings and other ceremonies.
    • Secret or Confidentiality: Historically, roses were placed on the doors of rooms where confidential matters were being discussed, hence the term "sub rosa" or "under the rose."
    • Timelessness: As a symbol of enduring beauty that withstands the test of time, roses are often used to express timeless affection or to pay homage to everlasting ideas.

Every 1-2 weeks
2500 - 10000 Lux
Every 2-3 years
As needed
  • water dropWater

    The Patio Rose should be watered deeply once a week, providing about 1 to 1.5 gallons of water per plant. It's important to avoid overhead watering to prevent disease; instead, water at the base of the plant to keep the leaves dry. During hot and dry periods, increase the frequency to twice a week. Ensure the soil is well-drained to prevent water-logging. Reduce watering in the winter when the plant is dormant.

  • sunLight

    Patio Roses thrive in full sun, meaning they require at least six hours of direct sunlight each day. The best spot for your Patio Rose is in an area where it can enjoy uninterrupted sunlight, which is essential for blooming and overall health. However, in extremely hot climates, they can benefit from light afternoon shade to prevent scorching.

  • thermometerTemperature

    Patio Roses prefer a range of temperatures between 65°F and 75°F but can tolerate temperatures as low as the mid-30s°F without damage. These roses can survive in temperatures up to 90°F; however, prolonged exposure to extremes outside their comfort zone could stress the plant. Ideally, plant them in a spot where they are protected from harsh winter winds and extreme summer heat.

  • scissorsPruning

    Prune Patio Roses to remove dead or diseased wood, shape the plant, and encourage new growth that produces more flowers. The best time for major pruning is in late winter or early spring just before the new growth starts. Thin out crowded areas to increase air circulation, and cut back stems by about one third to one half. Deadheading spent blooms throughout the growing season will also promote continuous flowering.

  • broomCleaning

    As needed

  • bambooSoil

    Roses prefer well-drained, fertile soil with a pH between 6.0 and 7.0. A mix with organic matter like compost and perlite will ensure good drainage and aeration. Mulching helps maintain moisture and soil temperature.

  • plantRepotting

    Patio roses, like the 'Rosa Shine On', typically require repotting every 2 to 3 years to replenish soil nutrients and to prevent root bounding.

  • water dropsHumidity & Misting

    Roses generally do well in average garden humidity levels. They thrive with ambient outdoor humidity, without the need for specific humidity adjustments.

  • pinSuitable locations

    • Indoor

      Place in a sunny spot, ensure good airflow, and water well.

    • Outdoor

      Plant in full sun, water deeply, and protect roots with mulch.

    • Hardiness zone

      5-9 USDA

  • circleLife cycle

    The Rosa Shine On, commonly known as 'Dictalent' Patio Rose, begins its life as a dormant bare-root or potted plant typically in early spring. The planting stage follows, where it establishes roots and new shoots emerge from the grafting point. As it enters the vegetative growth phase, leaves and stems develop, creating a bushy structure. The flowering stage comes next as the plant produces buds that bloom into vibrant flowers, usually from late spring to autumn, depending on the climate and care. After the blooming, it reaches the maturity stage where it can be pruned to shape the plant and encourage further flowering cycles. In winter or the dormant season, the plant's growth slows down significantly, and it prepares to rest before the next growth cycle begins.

  • sproutPropogation

    • Propogation time


    • Rosa Shine On, often referred to simply as a Patio rose, is typically propagated by softwood cuttings. This method involves taking a cutting from a healthy, new growth stem in late spring to early summer when the plant's sap is actively flowing. The cutting should be about 5 to 6 inches long with several leaves, and the lower end cut just below a leaf node. The lower leaves are removed, and the cut end often dipped in rooting hormone powder to encourage root development. It is then planted in a mixture of peat and perlite, ensuring the node where the leaves were removed is below the soil surface. The cutting should be kept in a well-lit area, but out of direct sunlight, and maintained in moist conditions by either misting regularly or covering with a plastic bag to maintain humidity. Roots typically develop in 4 to 8 weeks, after which it can be potted up in its own container.