Data specific to Roses (Edit)
Bloom size: Small: under 2"
Petal count: very full: 40+ petals
Rose bloom color: Medium red
Extra Bloom Info: Small to medium, in clusters, with notched petals
Rebloom: Some
Class: Other: Hybrid rugosa
Growth Habit: Typically 4-6 feet, bushy
Fragrance: Mild
Hybridizer & year: De Goey, 1918
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)
Plant Height: 4-6 feet
Plant Spread: 3-5 feet
Leaves: Deciduous
Flowers: Showy
Fragrant
Flower Color: Red
Flower Time: Late spring or early summer
Late summer or early fall
Uses: Windbreak or Hedge
Cut Flower
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Propagation: Other methods: Cuttings: Stem
Cuttings: Tip
Miscellaneous: With thorns/spines/prickles/teeth
Child plants: one child plant

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Alternative cultivar names:
  • 'F.J. Grootendorst'
  • 'Nelkenrose'
  • 'Grootendorst Red'

Common names
  • Rose

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