Patio Rose Rosa 'Star Performer' (PBR) (ClPatio)

👤 Non-toxic to humans
🐾 Non-toxic to pets
🌸 Blooming
🍪 Not edible
‍🌱 Hard-care
rose 'Star Performer'


The Star Performer patio rose is a particular variety renowned for its attractive blooms and compact growth. While this description omits specifics about its dimensions, it showcases the rose's visual characteristics. The flowers of the Star Performer exhibit a captivating blend of colors, often presenting vibrant pink petals with paler edges, creating a stunning two-tone effect. The petals are typically densely packed, forming classic, ruffled rose blooms that exude a romantic appeal. These roses often bloom repeatedly throughout the growing season, providing a continuous display of color and beauty. The foliage that accompanies these charming flowers is usually glossy and deep green, creating a lush backdrop that further accentuates the floral display. This variety is designed to fit smaller spaces, making it suitable for container planting or as an addition to a patio garden, where it can contribute its delightful presence without overtaking the area. The Star Performer is celebrated not just for its blooms but also for its overall ornamental value, as it adds a touch of elegance and vibrant color to any garden setting where it is grown.

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About this plant

  • memoNames

    • Family


    • Synonyms

      Star Performer Rose, Climbing Patio Rose.

    • Common names

      Rosa 'Star Performer' (PBR) (ClPatio).

  • skullToxicity

    • To humans

      Rose plants, including the 'Star Performer' rose, are not considered toxic to humans. These plants are generally regarded as safe, and there are no well-documented cases of poisoning from ingesting rose petals or other parts of the plant. However, it's important to note that consuming large quantities of plant material may cause stomach discomfort or an adverse reaction in some individuals.

    • To pets

      Rose plants, such as the 'Star Performer' rose, are typically considered non-toxic to pets like cats and dogs. Ingesting parts of the rose plant, including petals and leaves, is unlikely to cause more than mild gastrointestinal upset, if any symptoms occur at all. However, roses have thorns that can cause injury if chewed or swallowed, so it's important to prevent pets from doing so to avoid physical harm.

  • 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: Ideal for small gardens and patio containers due to its manageable size.
    • Continuous Blooming: Offers a long flowering period, with blooms appearing from late spring through to autumn.
    • Attractive Flowers: Showcases eye-catching, colorful blossoms that add aesthetic appeal to any garden space.
    • Low Maintenance: Requires minimal pruning and care, making it suitable for novice gardeners.
    • Disease Resistance: Bred to be resilient against common rose diseases, reducing the need for chemical treatments.
    • Pleasant Fragrance: The flowers emit a lovely scent that can enhance the sensory experience of a garden.
    • Drought Tolerance: Once established, it can withstand periods of low water availability better than many other plants.
    • Hardiness: Able to survive in a range of climate conditions, which makes it a versatile choice for different regions.
    • Pollinator Friendly: Attracts bees, butterflies, and other beneficial insects, supporting local ecosystems.

  • 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

    • As a natural dye: Petals of the 'Star Performer' rose can be used to create a natural dye for fabrics, yielding subtle shades of pink or orange depending on processing.
    • Edible decorations: The petals of this rose can be crystallized or used fresh to add a floral touch to desserts and cakes.
    • In perfumery: Although not a common source due to limited availability, the 'Star Performer' rose can be used in crafting unique, small-batch perfumes with its distinct fragrance.
    • Bath infusions: Petals from the rose can be added to bathwater for a luxurious and aromatic experience.
    • Artistic pigment: Crushed petals can be mixed with a binding agent to create a natural pigment for painting or crafting purposes.
    • Floral water: The petals can be distilled to make a floral water or hydrosol that can be used in homemade cosmetics or room fresheners.
    • Culinary garnish: Fresh or dried petals can add a touch of elegance as garnishes on gourmet dishes.
    • Candle making: The petals can be incorporated into candle wax for a decorative effect and to impart a subtle fragrance when burned.
    • Homemade potpourri: Dried rose petals can be mixed with other botanicals and spices to create a fragrant potpourri.
    • Bookmark creation: Pressed 'Star Performer' rose petals can be used in crafting personalized bookmarks, often as part of a thoughtful handmade gift.

Interesting Facts

  • bedFeng Shui

    The Rose is used in Feng Shui practice as a symbol of love, harmony, and affection. It is believed to attract positive chi and enhance relationships when placed in the southwest area of the garden or home.

  • aquariusZodiac Sign Compitability

    The rose is not used in astrology practice.

  • spiralPlant Symbolism

    • Love - The rose is universally recognized as a symbol of love, passion, and romance, often given as a sign of deep affection and desire.
    • Beauty - With its attractive blooms, the rose is often used to represent beauty and perfection in various forms, acknowledging both physical attractiveness and beauty of character.
    • Honor - Historically, roses have been used to convey respect and admiration, making them a fitting tribute to recognize someone's achievements or virtues.
    • Devotion - Often associated with profound commitment, the rose symbolizes a deep and unwavering focus on a loved one or a cause.
    • Secrets and Confidentiality - In ancient times, roses were placed in meeting spaces to indicate that everything spoken was to remain confidential, hence the term "sub rosa" (under the rose).
    • Mystery - The intricate layers of a rose's petals can signify the complexity and depth of something that is not immediately apparent, embodying the concept of hidden truths or mysteries.

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

    For the Patio Rose, adequate hydration is critical, particularly during its growing seasons in spring and summer. Water the roses deeply once a week with about 1 to 2 gallons of water, ensuring that you're moistening the entire root zone. During hot, dry spells, you may need to water twice a week. Avoid overhead watering to prevent disease; aim the water at the base of the plant instead. Reduce watering frequency in the fall and further in the winter when the plant is dormant.

  • sunLight

    Patio Roses thrive in full sun, meaning they need at least six hours of direct sunlight per day. Choose a spot in your garden that receives ample morning sunlight, which helps dry the dew on the leaves and prevents fungal diseases. If you live in a particularly hot climate, a location with some afternoon shade may be beneficial to prevent overheating.

  • thermometerTemperature

    Patio Roses prefer a range of temperatures between 65°F and 75°F for optimal growth. They can survive in temperatures as low as 20°F but should be protected from frost to prevent damage. During the hot summer months, ensure they're not exposed to prolonged temperatures above 90°F.

  • scissorsPruning

    Pruning Patio Roses promotes vigorous growth and increases bloom production. Prune in early spring when new growth begins, removing dead or diseased wood and thinning out crowded areas to improve air circulation. Prune approximately one-third of the plant's height to encourage strong new shoots. Deadheading, or the removal of spent flowers, should be done regularly throughout the blooming season to encourage more blooms.

  • broomCleaning

    As needed

  • bambooSoil

    The best soil mix for a rose, commonly known as a 'Star Performer' patio climbing rose, is loamy, well-draining soil enriched with organic matter such as compost or well-rotted manure. The pH should be slightly acidic to neutral, ranging from 6.0 to 7.0.

  • plantRepotting

    Patio climbing roses like 'Star Performer' do not generally require frequent repotting. Repotting may be necessary every 3-5 years to refresh the soil, or if the plant has outgrown its container.

  • water dropsHumidity & Misting

    'Star Performer' roses do well in average outdoor humidity levels. As they are typically garden plants, they are adaptable to the local climate, and additional humidity control is usually not required.

  • pinSuitable locations

    • Indoor

      Provide bright light, occasional misting, and good air circulation.

    • Outdoor

      Plant in sun, ensure good air flow, water deeply.

    • Hardiness zone

      6-9 USDA

  • circleLife cycle

    The Rosa 'Star Performer', commonly known as the Patio Rose, begins its life cycle when a seed germinates, typically in spring under suitable conditions of temperature and moisture. The seedling emerges and develops into a young plant with a root system and shoots that give rise to leaves and thorns. As the plant matures, it enters the vegetative stage where it grows in size and foliage, preparing for the flowering stage. During the flowering stage, usually occurring from late spring to early autumn, the Patio Rose produces vibrant blooms that attract pollinators for reproduction. After pollination, the flowers may develop into rose hips (fruit), containing seeds that can disperse to give rise to new plants. Finally, as a perennial, the Patio Rose goes through dormancy in winter, conserving energy before restarting its cycle the following spring.

  • sproutPropogation

    • Propogation time

      Early Spring

    • Rosa 'Star Performer', commonly known as a type of patio rose, can be propagated through a method known as softwood cuttings. This type of propagation is often done in late spring or early summer when the plant's new growth is just beginning to harden but is still flexible enough to root easily. To propagate by softwood cuttings, one would select a healthy, non-flowering shoot and cut a piece around 4 to 6 inches (approximately 10 to 15 centimeters) in length, just below a leaf node. The lower leaves are removed, and the cut end is dipped in rooting hormone to encourage root development. The cutting is then inserted into a pot filled with a well-draining rooting medium, such as a mixture of peat and perlite. The cutting needs to be kept in a warm, humid environment, out of direct sunlight, until it has rooted, which typically takes several weeks.