Rose (Rosa 'Chess') in the Roses Database

Alternative cultivar names:
'Chess'
'INTertra'

Data specific to Roses (Edit)
Bloom size: Medium: 2-3"
Petal count: very full: 40+ petals
Rose bloom color: Mauve and mauve blend
Extra Bloom Info: In clusters
Rebloom: Good
Class: Floribunda
Extra Color Info: Mauve blend
Growth Habit: Short, 2-3 feet, bushy
Fragrance: None
Hybridizer & year: Peter Ilsink, 1993
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: 2-3 feet
Plant Spread: 2-3 feet
Leaves: Deciduous
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Mauve
Flower Time: Spring
Summer
Fall
Uses: Cut Flower
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Propagation: Other methods: Cuttings: Stem
Cuttings: Tip
Miscellaneous: With thorns/spines/prickles/teeth

Discussion Threads about this plant
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January 2020 -- Photos and Chat by zuzu Jan 21, 2020 8:55 PM 80
December 2019 -- Photos and Chat by zuzu Dec 31, 2019 3:46 PM 128
November 2019 -- Photos and Chat by zuzu Dec 13, 2019 1:00 AM 164
Which roses have you ordered for next season (2020)? by zuzu Jan 11, 2020 10:29 PM 176
October 2019 -- Photos and Chat by zuzu Nov 1, 2019 3:14 PM 269
David Austin roses for hot Southern California by oakslesly Sep 11, 2019 12:54 PM 21
Best 5 roses this year by Canadian_Rose Sep 4, 2019 12:29 AM 58
July 2019 -- Photos and Chat by zuzu Aug 2, 2019 12:08 AM 307
June 2019 -- Photos and Chat by zuzu Jul 27, 2019 9:37 AM 355
Hummingbird Nursery order arrived by fisherwoman May 10, 2019 6:19 PM 10
May 2019 -- Photos and Chat by zuzu Jun 7, 2019 8:21 PM 468
New Here by Bethadilly May 14, 2019 1:13 PM 37
Hummingbird Roses newsletter; Paul's Roses ! by fisherwoman May 2, 2019 7:41 AM 11
December 2018 -- Photos and Chat by zuzu Jan 2, 2019 8:44 PM 142
A few pictures by KenNEGA Nov 22, 2018 3:03 AM 18
What have you ordered so far for next season? by zuzu Mar 18, 2019 1:21 PM 222
September 2018 -- Photos and Chat by zuzu Sep 30, 2018 11:52 PM 92
Favorite roses at this time by Canadian_Rose Aug 27, 2018 6:58 PM 41
Forum for Fleeing Houzz Members? by DDinSB Oct 3, 2019 6:39 PM 132
July 2018 -- photos and chat by zuzu Aug 5, 2018 5:11 PM 170

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