Rose (Rosa 'Escapade') in the Roses Database

Alternative cultivar names:
'Escapade'
'HARpade'

Data specific to Roses (Edit)
Bloom size: Medium: 2-3"
Bloom shape: Other: Saucer-shaped
Petal count: semi-double: 8-15 petals
Rose bloom color: Pink blend
Extra Bloom Info: In clusters
Rebloom: Good
Class: Floribunda
Extra Color Info: Mauve and pink
Growth Habit: Medium, 3-4 feet, bushy
Fragrance: Strong
Hybridizer & year: Harkness, 1967
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)
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 5b -26.1 °C (-15 °F) to -23.3 °C (-10 °F)
Plant Height: 3-4 feet
Plant Spread: 2-3 feet
Leaves: Deciduous
Flowers: Showy
Fragrant
Flower Color: Bi-Color: Pink and white
Flower Time: Spring
Summer
Fall
Uses: Cut Flower
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Propagation: Other methods: Cuttings: Stem
Cuttings: Tip
Miscellaneous: With thorns/spines/prickles/teeth
Awards and Recognitions: RHS AGM
Other: Belfast Gold Medal 1969
Parentage: Pink Parfait x Baby Faraux

Image

Photo gallery:

This plant is tagged in:
Image Image

Comments:
Posted by Skiekitty (Denver Metro - Zone 5a) on Jan 23, 2012 11:29 AM

Bought this as a bareroot 2009 from Roses Unlimited. Smells wonderful of old rose, very strong scent. I heavily mulch, but this has been a strong rose as far as winter-survival. Fairly bushy, light green leaves.

[ Reply to this comment | Give a thumbs up ]

Discussion Threads about this plant
Thread Title Last Reply Replies
2nd (and probably final) flush of roses in my CO garden this year by Skiekitty Sep 11, 2014 6:45 PM 26
June Parade of Roses in Colorado (finally!!) by Skiekitty Jul 10, 2013 11:15 PM 20
Rabbit damage by chelle Oct 31, 2013 12:56 PM 139
What criteria do you compromise on when selecting which roses to grow ? by Calsurf73 Feb 19, 2013 11:33 PM 15
Favorite Fragrant 'Blue' Roses by Steve812 Apr 25, 2014 11:06 PM 27
Some More Rose Photos -- I hope. by Steve812 Aug 19, 2012 10:59 PM 22
The J&P Con Game Continues by zuzu May 15, 2019 9:42 AM 38
June Blooms by Skiekitty Jun 29, 2012 9:39 AM 31
May Rose Parade for me! Yay! by Skiekitty May 29, 2012 10:23 AM 26
May photos and chat by zuzu May 31, 2012 1:12 PM 212
Interesting article from Sharon by Skiekitty Apr 25, 2012 8:43 AM 24
Rain Now by Steve812 May 13, 2012 11:38 PM 100
Ruby Voodoo - a "xeric" rose? by Skiekitty Apr 7, 2012 3:25 PM 27
Mislabeling can be a boon by zuzu Sep 19, 2011 10:17 AM 13
Micro Parade August edition by Skiekitty Aug 17, 2011 1:48 PM 0
Jumpin' the gun w/a micro-parade by Skiekitty Jun 23, 2011 8:25 AM 10
Probably my last rose parade for 2010 by Skiekitty Oct 24, 2010 9:52 AM 9
October Edition, before the cold by Skiekitty Oct 25, 2010 9:59 PM 6
Last July Parade for me by Skiekitty Jul 30, 2010 7:46 PM 8
2nd addition to my parade by Skiekitty Jun 27, 2010 11:04 PM 38

« Add a new plant to the database

» Search the Roses Database: by characteristics or by cultivar name

« See the general plant entry for Roses (Rosa)

« Visit the Roses forum

« The Roses Database Front Page

« The Plants Database Front Page

Today's site banner is by greenappleagnes and is called "Kwanza and Yoshino"

This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.