Rose (Rosa 'Fred Loads') in the Roses Database

Data specific to Roses (Edit)
Bloom size: Medium: 2-3"
Petal count: semi-double: 8-15 petals
Rose bloom color: Orange and orange blend
Extra Bloom Info: In small clusters
Rebloom: Good
Class: Other: Climbing floribunda
Growth Habit: Climbig to 5-10 feet
Fragrance: Strong
Hybridizer & year: Robert A. Holmes, 1968
Optimal growing zones: USDA zone 4 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: 5-10 feet
Plant Spread: 3-5 feet
Leaves: Deciduous
Flowers: Showy
Fragrant
Flower Color: Orange
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
Parentage: Dorothy Wheatcroft x Orange Sensation
Child plants: one child plant

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