PlantsRoses→Rose (Rosa 'Sam Houston Rose')

Alternative cultivar names:
'Sam Houston'
'Sam Houston Rose'

Data specific to Roses (Edit)
Bloom size: Medium: 2-3"
Bloom shape: Flat
Petal count: semi-double: 8-15 petals
Rose bloom color: Pink blend
Rebloom: Some
Class: Shrub
Extra Color Info: Light pink, with white center
Growth Habit: Medium, 3-4 feet, bushy
Fragrance: Mild
Hybridizer & year: Unknown, before 1994
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: 3-4 feet
Plant Spread: 2-3 feet
Leaves: Deciduous
Flowers: Showy
Fragrant
Flower Color: Bi-Color: Pink and white
Flower Time: Late spring or early summer
Late summer or early fall
Uses: Cut Flower
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Propagation: Other methods: Cuttings: Stem
Cuttings: Tip
Miscellaneous: With thorns/spines/prickles/teeth

Photo courtesy Antique Rose Emporium. Used with permission.

Photo gallery:

Comments:
Posted by Calif_Sue (Sebastopol, CA - Zone 9a) on Feb 11, 2013 4:13 PM

Noted by Antique Rose Emporium:
"This vigorous and tall shrub of six feet produces 2 1/2 inch flowers of soft pink from spring through fall. Due to its cold hardiness, this rose can be used in difficult areas when other roses have failed."

[ Reply to this comment | Give a thumbs up ]

Posted by Calif_Sue (Sebastopol, CA - Zone 9a) on Feb 16, 2013 7:59 PM

Noted by Antique Rose Emporium:
"This seedling of "Katy Road Pink" and ‘Mrs. Oakley Fisher’ was produced by the Antique Rose Emporium. Sam Houston State University in Huntsville, Texas selected this rose for its reblooming qualities and are patenting it under their namesake. The long-pointed, pink bud opens to a 3 inch, semi-double, flat flower of pale pink fading into a yellowish eye. The floral display of this rose is as beautiful in the fall as in the Spring."

[ Reply to this comment | Give a thumbs up ]

Discussion Threads about this plant
Thread Title Last Reply Replies
October 2020 -- Photos and Chat by zuzu Oct 31, 2020 1:32 PM 104
Mission Impossible by vossner May 29, 2011 12:14 AM 26

« Add a new plant to the database

» Search the Roses Database: by characteristics or by cultivar name

« See the general plant entry for Roses (Rosa)

« Visit the Roses forum

« The Roses Database Front Page

« The Plants Database Front Page

Today's site banner is by dirtdorphins and is called "Karmina and Biokova"

This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.