Rose (Rosa 'Brown Velvet') in the Roses Database

Alternative cultivar names:
'Brown Velvet'
'MACultra'
'Colorbreak'
'Colourbreak'

Data specific to Roses (Edit)
Bloom size: Large: 4-5"
Bloom shape: Other: Cupped to flat
Petal count: full: 26-40 petals
Rose bloom color: Russet
Extra Bloom Info: Medium to large, in clusters, often quartered
Rebloom: Good
Class: Floribunda
Extra Color Info: Orange-red & brownish tones in cooler weather
Growth Habit: Medium, 3-4 feet, bushy
Fragrance: Mild
Hybridizer & year: Samuel Darragh McGredy IV, 1983
Optimal growing zones: USDA zone 5 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)
Plant Height: 3-4 feet
Plant Spread: 2 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
Miscellaneous: With thorns/spines/prickles/teeth

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Location: In my Northern California gardenDate: 2013-06-05
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Date: 2014-12-06Photo courtesy of: T.Kiya
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Discussion Threads about this plant
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Palatine roses for 2017-2018 season by zuzu Oct 1, 2017 7:00 AM 17
Rose vigor by Steve812 Aug 22, 2017 9:21 PM 65
October 2016 -- Photos and Chat by zuzu Oct 31, 2016 6:15 AM 161
June 2016 -- Photos and Chat by zuzu Jul 19, 2016 9:30 PM 266
Need companion rose ideas by pepper23 Sep 12, 2017 6:31 AM 14
April 2016 -- Photos and Chat by zuzu May 2, 2016 7:36 PM 185
1 Last Vintage Gardens sale by Skiekitty Aug 25, 2013 7:01 PM 6
New blooms, first week of May 2012 by zuzu May 12, 2012 10:41 AM 29
Can't Remember...sigh... by GardenGuyAZ Apr 9, 2011 5:02 PM 12
My garden, taken a couple of days ago by Calif_Sue Jul 14, 2010 1:18 AM 9
New blooms, last week of April by zuzu May 4, 2011 10:05 PM 67
The First Roses of 2011 in My Garden by zuzu Apr 22, 2011 5:46 PM 48
More April blooms by zuzu Jun 18, 2010 10:07 PM 184
Lots of mini parades going on, here's mine! by Calif_Sue Aug 6, 2010 6:16 AM 84
Russet Roses by zuzu May 9, 2017 8:43 AM 86
Burlington Roses by Skiekitty Apr 29, 2011 9:35 PM 62
A few blooms in Zuzu's garden today by Calif_Sue Jun 1, 2011 8:42 AM 33
Any blooms yet? by zuzu May 4, 2010 9:18 PM 92

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