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Alternative cultivar names:
'General Jacqueminot'
'General Jack'
'Jack Rose'

Data specific to Roses (Edit)
Bloom size: Large: 4-5"
Bloom shape: Globular
Petal count: full: 26-40 petals
Rose bloom color: Pink blend
Extra Bloom Info: In clusters
Rebloom: Good
Class: Hybrid perpetual
Extra Color Info: Red/pink blend
Growth Habit: Tall, 4-7 feet, bushy
Fragrance: Strong
Misc: Shade tolerant
Thornless or almost thornless
Hybridizer & year: Roussel/Rousselet, 1853
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)
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 5b -26.1 °C (-15 °F) to -23.3 °C (-10 °F)
Plant Height: 4-7 feet
Plant Spread: 3-4 feet
Leaves: Deciduous
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Pink
Flower Time: Spring
Uses: Cut Flower
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Propagation: Other methods: Cuttings: Stem
Cuttings: Tip
Parentage: Seedling of: Gloire des Rosomanes x Geant des Batailles
Child plants: 14 child plants

Photo courtesy Antique Rose Emporium. Used with permission.

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Posted by Calif_Sue (Sebastopol, CA - Zone 9a) on Feb 10, 2013 11:53 PM

Noted by Antique Rose Emporium:
"The prototype of the Hybrid Perpetual class and the first long stemmed florists’ rose, ‘General Jacqueminot’ has shapely, very fragrant flowers of dark red with a whitish reverse. The sturdy blooms appear to advantage on a vigorous, erect bush with rich green foliage."

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