Rose (Rosa 'Gingersnap') in the Roses Database

Alternative cultivar names:
'Gingersnap'
'AROsnap'
'Apricot Prince'
'Prince Abricot'

Data specific to Roses (Edit)
Bloom size: Medium: 2-3"
Bloom shape: High-centered
Petal count: full: 26-40 petals
Rose bloom color: Orange and orange blend
Extra Bloom Info: In clusters
Rebloom: Good
Class: Floribunda
Growth Habit: Medium, 3-4 feet, upright
Fragrance: Moderate
Hybridizer & year: G. Delbard, 1978
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: 3-4 feet
Plant Spread: 2-3 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
Parentage: ((Zambra x (Orange Triumph x Floradora)) x ((Jean de la Lune x (Spartan x Mandrina))
Child plants: 6 child plants

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Location: Denver Metro, CODate: 2012-04-15At Tagawa's Gardens (local nursery) hothouse grown
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Location: Denver Metro CODate: July 2008Survived 2 years, died the 3rd.
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Comments:
Posted by Newyorkrita (North Shore, Long Island, NY ) on Oct 16, 2011 11:08 AM

Gosh, if you like vivid orange colored roses you should love Gingersnap. I sure do. It is not that hardy in my zone though and has major dieback in cold snowy winters. I have my grafts buried deeply but still lost one of my four Gingersnaps over this past winter.

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