Patio Rose Rosa Sweet Dream = 'Fryminicot' (Patio)

👤 Non-toxic to humans
🐾 Toxic to pets
🌸 Blooming
🍪 Not edible
‍🌱 Hard-care
rose [Sweet Dream]


The Rosa Sweet Dream, commonly known as a Patio rose, presents a captivating display with its lush, glossy green foliage that serves as a perfect backdrop for its flowers. The blooms of this rose are particularly enchanting, often described as classically formed with a beautiful apricot-pink hue that captures the essence of a traditional rose garden aesthetic. The petals are soft to the touch, and as they unfurl, they reveal a deeper center, creating a delightful contrast that deepens the overall visual appeal. Each flower is like a small, delicate artwork, with layers upon layers of petals that enchant the senses with their intricate arrangement and tender color gradations. The Rosa Sweet Dream displays a continuous flowering habit, delighting its admirers with recurrent blooms throughout its growing season, ensuring that the plant never stays barren for too long and always has a fresh supply of its charming roses to offer. This Patio rose has a compact, neat, and bushy habit, making it particularly appealing for smaller spaces or as part of a larger display where it can complement its surroundings with its ornate flowers. Additionally, it has a pleasant fragrance that gently perfumes the air, inviting both people and pollinators to come closer and enjoy its sweet aroma. This rose plant is not only a visual treat but a full sensory experience.

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About this plant

  • memoNames

    • Family


    • Synonyms

      Sweet Dream Rose, Patio Rose

    • Common names

      Rosa 'Fryminicot'.

  • skullToxicity

    • To humans

      Patio roses, including the Rosa Sweet Dream, are not considered poisonous to humans. They do not typically contain toxic substances that can cause serious harm if ingested. However, it's worth noting that the plant can cause minor issues if parts are eaten, like mild gastrointestinal upset, including nausea or diarrhea. The main concern with handling roses is the physical injury from their thorns, rather than poisoning from ingesting the plant.

    • To pets

      Patio roses, such as Rosa Sweet Dream, are generally considered non-toxic to pets. They are not known to contain any substances that can cause serious poisoning in animals. However, if a pet were to ingest a large amount of rose plant material, they could potentially experience mild gastrointestinal irritation, which may manifest as vomiting or diarrhea. The thorns on roses can also pose a risk of physical injury to pets, so care should be taken to avoid these.

  • 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

    • Attractive Blooms: Produces beautiful, apricot-pink flowers that can enhance the aesthetic appeal of any garden.
    • Compact Growth: Ideal for small gardens or patios due to its compact and bushy growth habit.
    • Long Flowering Period: Offers a prolonged display of flowers from late spring to frost, providing long-lasting color.
    • Easy to Maintain: Requires minimal pruning and is relatively low maintenance compared to larger rose varieties.
    • Disease Resistance: Shows good resistance to common rose diseases, reducing the need for chemical treatments.
    • Versatile Planting: Suitable for borders, containers, and as a specimen plant, offering flexibility in garden design.
    • Attracts Pollinators: Flowers can attract bees 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

    • Perfume Industry: The sweet, delicate fragrance of the roses can be extracted and used in the creation of perfumes and scented products.
    • Edible Decorations: The petals of the Sweet Dream rose, being edible, can be used to decorate cakes and desserts for an elegant touch.
    • Aromatherapy: The fragrance of Sweet Dream roses can be used in aromatherapy practices for relaxation and stress relief.
    • Artistic Inspiration: The beauty of the Sweet Dream roses can serve as inspiration for artists and photographers, often becoming the subject of paintings and photographs.
    • Bath Additive: Dried Sweet Dream rose petals can be added to bathwater for a luxurious and aromatic bathing experience.
    • Floral Waters: Petals can be steeped in water to create floral waters that can be used as natural skin toners or in homemade cosmetics.
    • Flower Arranging: Sweet Dream roses are popular in floristry for creating bouquets, arrangements, and centerpieces for events and home decor.
    • Culinary Use: The rose petals can be crystallized or used in jams, syrups, and other gourmet dishes for a subtle floral flavor.
    • Craft Materials: Dried rose petals and buds can be incorporated into various crafts, such as homemade soaps, candles, or potpourri mixes.
    • Bio-degradable Confetti: Dried petals of the Sweet Dream rose can be used as natural, bio-degradable confetti at weddings or celebrations.

Interesting Facts

  • bedFeng Shui

    The patio rose is not used in Feng Shui practice.

  • aquariusZodiac Sign Compitability

    The patio rose is not used in astrology practice.

  • spiralPlant Symbolism

    • Love: The rose is universally regarded as a symbol of love, often used to express deep affection and emotional connections.
    • Beauty: The elegant and delicate form of roses symbolizes beauty, both physical and within, reflecting the admiration of such qualities.
    • Joy: The vibrant hues and the pleasant fragrance of the rose evoke a sense of joy and happiness.
    • Admiration: Gifting roses can indicate admiration for someone, acknowledging their grace and elegance.
    • Purity: A white rose, in particular, signifies purity, innocence, and new beginnings, often associated with weddings and baptisms.
    • Friendship: Yellow roses express friendship and platonic affection, celebrating the bonds between friends.
    • Gratitude: Roses can be a way to say thank you and show appreciation, symbolizing gratitude and thankfulness.
    • Secret or Mystery: Due to its intricate layers of petals, a rose can also represent a secret or something yet to be revealed, hinting at the mystery of love.
    • Balance: The rose with its harmonious shape can symbolize balance, perhaps reminding of the importance of harmony in life.

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

    For the Miniature Rose 'Sweet Dream', water thoroughly whenever the top inch of soil feels dry to the touch. In hot weather, this may mean watering once or even twice a day, ensuring the plant receives between one to two gallons per week. During cooler months, reduce watering to maybe once a week, depending on weather conditions, allowing the soil to slightly dry out between watering. It’s crucial to avoid over-watering, which can lead to root rot.

  • sunLight

    The Miniature Rose 'Sweet Dream' thrives best in full sunlight for at least six to eight hours a day. The ideal spot for this plant would be in an area that receives morning sunlight and some partial afternoon shade, especially in hotter climates to prevent scorching.

  • thermometerTemperature

    Miniature Roses like 'Sweet Dream' prefer temperatures between 65°F to 75°F for optimal growth. They can tolerate temperatures as low as 32°F and as high as 90°F, but prolonged exposure to extremes can be harmful. Always protect the plant from frost and extreme heat.

  • scissorsPruning

    Prune the Miniature Rose 'Sweet Dream' to maintain shape, remove dead or diseased wood, and encourage blooming. The best time for heavy pruning is in late winter or early spring, but deadheading spent flowers can occur throughout the blooming season to promote continuous blooms.

  • broomCleaning

    As needed

  • bambooSoil

    The best soil mix for a Patio Rose is well-draining with some organic matter, such as compost or well-rotted manure. A pH between 6.0 and 7.0 is ideal for this plant.

  • plantRepotting

    Patio Roses should be repotted every 2 to 3 years, or when they outgrow their current pot, to ensure adequate space for root growth and health.

  • water dropsHumidity & Misting

    Patio Roses typically do well in average outdoor humidity levels but should be protected from excessively dry air which can stress the plant.

  • pinSuitable locations

    • Indoor

      Place Patio Rose near a sunny window and turn periodically for even growth.

    • Outdoor

      Plant in sunny spot, shelter from strong winds, water deeply.

    • Hardiness zone

      5-11 USDA

  • circleLife cycle

    The life of the Sweet Dream patio rose ('Fryminicot') begins with seed germination, though commercially it's typically propagated from cuttings for genetic consistency. After rooting, the young plant enters a vegetative state, producing leaves and stems as it establishes a root system. Once mature enough, it starts the flowering stage, developing the characteristic pink blooms through repeated blooming cycles, typically in late spring to early autumn. After pollination, the flowers may produce hips (seed pods), which can lead to seed dispersal and potentially new plants if conditions are suitable. Throughout its life, the rose will experience periods of dormancy during colder months, where growth slows significantly. With proper care, including pruning, fertilizing, and disease management, the Sweet Dream patio rose can continue its life cycle for several years, sometimes well over a decade.

  • sproutPropogation

    • Propogation time

      Spring-Early Summer

    • The Rosa 'Sweet Dream' Patio, commonly known as the Patio rose, is most effectively propagated by semi-hardwood cuttings. The optimal time for taking cuttings is in late summer or early autumn. To propagate by cuttings, a healthy, disease-free stem is selected, ideally about 6 to 8 inches (15 to 20 centimeters) long with several sets of leaves. The bottom leaves are removed, and the cut end is dipped in rooting hormone for better establishment. This cutting is then placed in a well-draining soil mix and kept humid by covering with a plastic bag or placing it in a propagator. It's essential to ensure the cutting does not dry out but also to avoid waterlogging, which can cause rot. The cutting typically develops roots within several weeks, after which it can be gradually acclimatized to outdoor conditions.