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Data specific to Roses (Edit)
Bloom size: Large: 4-5"
Bloom shape: High-centered
Petal count: full: 26-40 petals
Rose bloom color: Red blend
Extra Bloom Info: In clusters
Rebloom: Good
Class: Grandiflora
Extra Color Info: Red, with white reverse
Growth Habit: Tall, 5-6 feet, upright
Fragrance: Mild
Hybridizer & year: William A. Warriner, 1980
Optimal growing zones: USDA zone 6b and warmer
Awards: AARS: 1980

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)
Plant Height: 5-6 feet
Plant Spread: 2-3 feet
Leaves: Deciduous
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Bi-Color: Red and white
Flower Time: Spring
Uses: Cut Flower
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Propagation: Other methods: Cuttings: Stem
Cuttings: Tip
Miscellaneous: With thorns/spines/prickles/teeth
Parentage: Seedling x Redgold
Child plants: 2 child plants

San Jose Municipal Rose Garden

The Most Loved and Beautiful of FlowersThe Most Loved and Beautiful of Flowers
By Mike on February 9, 2013

Some know it as the Queen of Flowers; others call it by its family name, Rosaceae. But most of us know it, quite simply, as the rose. Whether grown in gardens, depicted in drawings, or praised in poetry, it is one of the most loved and beautiful of all flowers. This article briefly describes its history, explains its basic classifications, and provides descriptions and photographs of some of the most interesting and diverse specimens of the rose, the most beautiful of the flowering plants.

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Posted by zuzu (Northern California - Zone 9a) on Feb 2, 2014 9:12 PM

This beautiful grandiflora exhibits near-perpetual bloom and ideal long-stemmed roses if the canes are pruned back to 8-12 inches during the dormant season. It appears to be a rose that requires grafting for peak performance. My two grafted Love rose bushes are about 6 feet tall and bloom well into the winter. My one own-root Love rose bush is still only about 2 feet tall after five years in the ground and is much less floriferous.

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