Rose (Rosa 'Brownie') in the Roses Database

Data specific to Roses (Edit)
Bloom size: Medium: 2-3"
Bloom shape: Cupped
Petal count: full: 26-40 petals
Rose bloom color: Mauve and mauve blend
Rebloom: Good
Class: Floribunda
Extra Color Info: Russet tan with touches of mauve, fading to beige and pink
Growth Habit: Short, 2-3 feet, bushy
Fragrance: Strong
Hybridizer & year: Eugene S. "Gene" Boerner, 1959
Optimal growing zones: USDA zone 6 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 feet
Leaves: Deciduous
Flowers: Showy
Fragrant
Flower Color: Bi-Color: Mauve and russet-tan
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
Needs excellent drainage in pots
Miscellaneous: With thorns/spines/prickles/teeth
Parentage: Seedling of: Lavender Pinocchio x Grey Pearl

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Discussion Threads about this plant
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January 2018 -- Photos and Chat by zuzu Feb 8, 2018 8:51 AM 137
🌹SEPTEMBER 2017 Bloom and Chat 🌹 by IrisLilli Oct 2, 2017 8:45 AM 153
✺✺ May 2017 Bloom and Chat ✺✺ by Calif_Sue Jun 1, 2017 5:40 AM 412
December 2016 -- Photos and Chat by zuzu Dec 31, 2016 6:16 AM 171
September 2016 -- Photos and Chat by zuzu Oct 3, 2016 9:18 AM 188
Recommendations for buff, beige, brown- muted, earthy toned roses by gemini_sage Feb 7, 2017 7:15 AM 73
May 2015, photos and chat by zuzu Jun 21, 2015 3:56 PM 163
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Palatine's website has been updated for 2013/2014 season by zuzu Oct 31, 2014 2:28 PM 54
June 2013 Blooms & Chitchat by Skiekitty Jun 26, 2013 4:49 PM 155
More May blooms by zuzu May 29, 2012 12:15 PM 34
START YOUR ENGINES! 2012 Year is fast approaching! by Skiekitty Sep 30, 2011 1:48 PM 7
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danas parade by dana Jun 12, 2010 9:10 AM 49
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Do roses fall out of style like clothing? by vossner Jul 3, 2010 2:04 PM 17

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