Rose (Rosa 'Cafe') in the Roses Database

Data specific to Roses (Edit)
Bloom size: Medium: 2-3"
Bloom shape: Cupped
Petal count: very full: 40+ petals
Rose bloom color: Russet
Extra Bloom Info: In clusters
Rebloom: Good
Class: Floribunda
Extra Color Info: Russet tan
Growth Habit: Short, up to 3 feet, with bushy, sprawling canes
Fragrance: Strong
Hybridizer & year: Reimer Kordes, 1956
Optimal growing zones: USDA zone 6b and warmer

General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Shrub
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Soil pH Preferences: Moderately acid (5.6 – 6.0)
Slightly acid (6.1 – 6.5)
Neutral (6.6 – 7.3)
Slightly alkaline (7.4 – 7.8)
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 6b -20.6 °C (-5 °F) to -17.8 °C (0 °F)
Plant Height: 2-3 feet
Plant Spread: 2-3 feet
Leaves: Deciduous
Flowers: Showy
Fragrant
Flower Color: Russet
Flower Time: Spring
Summer
Fall
Uses: Cut Flower
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Propagation: Other methods: Cuttings: Stem
Cuttings: Tip
Containers: Suitable in 3 gallon or larger
Needs repotting every 2 to 3 years
Miscellaneous: With thorns/spines/prickles/teeth
Parentage: (Golden Glow x Rosa kordesii) x Lavender Pinocchio

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Calif_Sue On May 15, 2011 Obtained plant
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Discussion Threads about this plant
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November 2018 -- Photos and Chat by zuzu Dec 8, 2018 2:10 AM 285
October 2018 -- Photos and Chat by zuzu Nov 4, 2018 10:57 PM 185
August 2018 -- Photos and Chat by zuzu Sep 4, 2018 11:53 PM 128
May 2018 -- Photos and Chat by zuzu May 30, 2018 10:44 PM 66
Which roses have you ordered for the 2018 season? by zuzu Jun 22, 2018 4:03 PM 163
November 2017 -- Photos and Chat by zuzu Nov 30, 2017 7:35 PM 80
✺ June 2017 Bloom and Chat ✺ by Calif_Sue Jul 17, 2017 11:41 PM 335
✺✺ May 2017 Bloom and Chat ✺✺ by Calif_Sue Jun 1, 2017 5:40 AM 412
Tammy's Roses by darksome Sep 13, 2017 8:25 AM 44
May 2016 -- Photos and Chat by zuzu Jun 2, 2016 9:47 AM 366
April 2016 -- Photos and Chat by zuzu May 2, 2016 7:36 PM 185
Recommendations for buff, beige, brown- muted, earthy toned roses by gemini_sage Feb 7, 2017 7:15 AM 73
October 2015, Photos and Chat by zuzu Oct 30, 2015 3:33 PM 96
May 2015, photos and chat by zuzu Jun 21, 2015 3:56 PM 163
April 2015 -- photos and chat by zuzu May 4, 2015 4:05 PM 117
Roses for Zone 4 ? by mandolls Jun 22, 2015 2:34 PM 60
Photos and chat, August 2014 by zuzu Aug 30, 2014 1:52 PM 43
I have a rose with a questionable ID by beckygardener Jul 13, 2014 3:58 PM 14
May already? Here's to a wonderful spring! by Skiekitty Jun 1, 2014 3:25 PM 142
April Chat - Spring's Here!! by Skiekitty May 3, 2014 5:09 PM 138

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