Rose (Rosa 'Keepsake') in the Roses Database

Alternative cultivar names:
'Keepsake'
'KORmalda'
'Esmeralda'
'Rose Esmeralda'

Data specific to Roses (Edit)
Bloom size: Large: 4-5"
Bloom shape: High-centered
Petal count: full: 26-40 petals
Rose bloom color: Pink blend
Rebloom: Good
Class: Hybrid tea
Growth Habit: Tall, 4-6 feet, upright
Fragrance: Moderate
Hybridizer & year: Reimer Kordes, 1980
Optimal growing zones: USDA zone 7 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: 4-6 feet
Plant Spread: 2-3 feet
Leaves: Deciduous
Flowers: Showy
Fragrant
Flower Color: Pink
Flower Time: Spring
Summer
Fall
Uses: Cut Flower
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Propagation: Other methods: Cuttings: Stem
Cuttings: Tip
Miscellaneous: With thorns/spines/prickles/teeth

credit: Andrey Korzun

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Discussion Threads about this plant
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November 2017 -- Photos and Chat by zuzu Nov 30, 2017 7:35 PM 80
A few late season roses..... by Paul2032 Oct 17, 2015 11:21 PM 3
Roses In My Utah Garden. by Paul2032 Jun 22, 2015 4:02 PM 12
Still getting a few nice roses...... by Paul2032 Nov 11, 2014 2:48 PM 84
Which are some of your favorite fragrant roses? by Paul2032 Feb 11, 2014 8:35 PM 32
In praise of Autumn Roses. by Paul2032 Oct 1, 2012 5:20 PM 6
Roses in my Utah Garden by Paul2032 Jun 6, 2012 3:35 PM 11
Photos and Chat, August 2011 by Calif_Sue Sep 1, 2011 12:12 PM 182

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