PlantsRoses→Rose (Rosa 'Silk Hat')

Alternative cultivar names:
'Silk Hat'
'AROsilha'
'AROsilma'

Data specific to Roses (Edit)
Bloom size: Large: 4-5"
Bloom shape: Cupped
Petal count: full: 26-40 petals
Rose bloom color: Mauve and mauve blend
Rebloom: Good
Class: Hybrid tea
Extra Color Info: Purple-red and white blend
Fragrance: Strong
Hybridizer & year: Jack E. Christensen, 1986
Optimal growing zones: USDA zone 6 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 6b -20.6 °C (-5 °F) to -17.8 °C (0 °F)
Leaves: Deciduous
Flowers: Showy
Fragrant
Flower Color: Bi-Color: Purple and white
Flower Time: Spring
Summer
Fall
Uses: Cut Flower
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Propagation: Seeds: Will not come true from seed
Propagation: Other methods: Cuttings: Stem
Cuttings: Tip
Miscellaneous: With thorns/spines/prickles/teeth
Parentage: Ivory Tower x (Night 'n' Day x Plain Talk)

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Discussion Threads about this plant
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Indoor Roses by Kelseic Jan 16, 2021 2:07 PM 7
November 2019 -- Photos and Chat by zuzu Dec 13, 2019 1:00 AM 164
October 2019 -- Photos and Chat by zuzu Nov 1, 2019 3:14 PM 269
September 2019 -- Photos and Chat by zuzu Oct 6, 2019 1:16 PM 280
August 2019 -- Photos and Chat by zuzu Aug 31, 2019 10:08 PM 261
Moved into apartment and have a rose bush outside that has problems, need help! by lentil Jun 8, 2019 9:38 PM 7
December 2018 -- Photos and Chat by zuzu Jan 2, 2019 8:44 PM 142
September 2018 -- Photos and Chat by zuzu Sep 30, 2018 11:52 PM 92
A boy's chance encounter with roses turns into a lifelong passion by Mike Aug 29, 2018 5:57 PM 19
Let's see your garden helpers! by Mike Sep 7, 2018 3:25 PM 55
Pernetiana roses by zuzu Feb 24, 2019 10:53 AM 56
January 2017 -- Photos and Chat by zuzu Jan 31, 2017 3:27 PM 117
Fragrance: Can you smell the roses? by csandt Sep 2, 2019 12:44 AM 26
May 2016 -- Photos and Chat by zuzu Jun 2, 2016 9:47 AM 366
November 2015, photos and chat by CindiKS Dec 5, 2015 5:24 AM 76
August 2015, Photos and Chat by zuzu Sep 7, 2015 10:44 PM 65
Rose seeds please by bhart90 Jul 19, 2015 3:09 PM 10
favorite rose by Plantsmylove Jul 29, 2015 2:14 PM 21
ID Please by Jasmin Jun 22, 2015 9:07 PM 4
May 2015, photos and chat by zuzu Jun 21, 2015 3:56 PM 163

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