Data specific to Roses (Edit)
Bloom size: Medium: 2-3"
Bloom shape: Cupped
Petal count: full: 26-40 petals
Rose bloom color: Medium red
Extra Bloom Info: Deep orchid-pink to red-purple
Rebloom: Good
Class: Other: Hybrid Kordesii
Growth Habit: Arching canes, up to 8-10 feet
Fragrance: Mild
Hybridizer & year: Dr. Felicitas Svejda, 1969
Optimal growing zones: USDA zone 2 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: 8-10 feet
Plant Spread: 5-7 feet
Leaves: Deciduous
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Red
Flower Time: Spring
Uses: Cut Flower
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Propagation: Other methods: Cuttings: Stem
Cuttings: Tip
Miscellaneous: With thorns/spines/prickles/teeth
Parentage: Rosa kordesii x (Masquerade x Rosa laxa)

Trade name information:
Series: Explorer
Cultivar name: 'John Cabot'
Common names
  • Rose

Photo Gallery
Location: In my garden, Cottage-in-the-Meadow Gardens, South Amana, IA
Date: 2008-06-16
Location: Calgary, AB
Date: 2012-08-10
Location: Whetstone Park of Roses, Columbus OH USA
Date: 2016-05-29

Date: 2014-09-14
Photo by MargieNY
Location: Calgary, AB
Date: 2007-06-28
Location: Calgary, AB
Date: 2012-08-14

photo credit: Helena v. Borg
Location: Telly's Greenhouse, Troy, MI
Date: 2010-05-28
Photo by Joannabanana
Location: Telly's Greenhouse, Troy, MI
Date: 2010-05-28
Location: Telly's Greenhouse, Troy, MI
Date: 2010-05-28
Location: Telly's Greenhouse, Troy, MI
Date: 2010-05-28
Location: Poland. RosaPlant garden.
Location: Poland. RosaPlant garden.
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