PlantsRoses→Rose (Rosa 'F.J. Grootendorst')

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

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
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


Hillfarm Journal:  Hillfarm's RosesHillfarm Journal: Hillfarm's Roses
By Kathleen on February 14, 2012

Part of the story of Hillfarm as we know it will always have to be the roses that we found here.

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Discussion Threads about this plant
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Which roses have you ordered for next season (2020)? by zuzu Jun 20, 2020 11:10 AM 215
Can you help me ID this rose? by LolaTasmania Dec 20, 2018 5:21 PM 7
Today, I hate roses... by frankrichards16 Jun 30, 2018 12:33 AM 8
Pale pink Grootendorst rose by daylilydreams Feb 20, 2015 4:44 PM 2
Rabbit damage by chelle Oct 31, 2013 12:56 PM 139
Favorite Rose du Jour by Steve812 Sep 13, 2012 12:47 PM 8
August Chat & Stuff by Skiekitty Sep 8, 2012 1:51 PM 50
Vintage Garden's "One of a Kind" Sale by Steve812 Aug 14, 2017 4:11 PM 18
They're on their own! by chelle Jun 28, 2012 3:24 PM 23
I think this is my last "parade" by Skiekitty Oct 13, 2011 8:13 PM 27
Sale at Vintage Gardens by Skiekitty Aug 24, 2011 12:37 PM 3
my rose list by Kathleen Jun 30, 2011 10:14 AM 12

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