Rose (Rosa 'City of York') in the Roses Database

Alternative cultivar names:
'City of York'
'Direktor Benschop'

Data specific to Roses (Edit)
Bloom size: Large: 4-5"
Petal count: semi-double: 8-15 petals
Rose bloom color: White and white blend
Rebloom: Some
Class: Other: Climbing floribunda
Extra Color Info: Cream, with apricot undertones and yellow center
Growth Habit: Typically 8-20 feet
Fragrance: Strong
Hybridizer & year: Mathias Tantau, 1939
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: Up to 20 feet
Plant Spread: 4-6 feet
Leaves: Deciduous
Flowers: Showy
Fragrant
Flower Color: Bi-Color: White and yellow
Flower Time: Late spring or early summer
Late summer or early fall
Uses: Cut Flower
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Propagation: Other methods: Cuttings: Stem
Cuttings: Tip
Miscellaneous: With thorns/spines/prickles/teeth
Parentage: Professor Gnau x Dorothy Perkins
Child plants: one child plant

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Location: Castle Howard, Yorkshire UKDate: 2018-06-13
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Discussion Threads about this plant
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ants and thrips/midge? by Canadian_Rose Jul 2, 2019 1:31 AM 6
A boy's chance encounter with roses turns into a lifelong passion by Mike Aug 29, 2018 5:57 PM 19
Pruning/Training Floribunda by baumnara May 4, 2018 12:17 PM 3
✺ JULY 2017 Bloom and Chat ✺ by Calif_Sue Aug 6, 2017 12:24 AM 201
Help with growing roses- my first time by ChefDebbie Jun 10, 2017 12:10 PM 10
Sad looking hybrid teas by roseman2145 May 7, 2017 10:16 AM 14
Blackspot resistant rose by Halcyon Mar 25, 2018 8:07 AM 47
September 2016 -- Photos and Chat by zuzu Oct 3, 2016 9:18 AM 188
June 2013 Blooms & Chitchat by Skiekitty Jun 26, 2013 4:49 PM 155
Any Ideas on this NOID rambler rose? by Avedon Sep 24, 2012 7:27 AM 10
Vintage Garden's "One of a Kind" Sale by Steve812 Aug 14, 2017 4:11 PM 18
Good rebloomers by MaryinLa May 9, 2012 5:28 PM 20
Photos and chat, October 2011 by zuzu Oct 31, 2011 1:56 PM 228
Photos and Chat, August 2011 by Calif_Sue Sep 1, 2011 12:12 PM 182
Vintage gardens by dana Nov 17, 2010 3:50 PM 56
Power outage by zuzu Oct 25, 2010 4:30 PM 13

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