Rose (Rosa 'Vesper') in the Roses Database

Data specific to Roses (Edit)
Bloom size: Medium: 2-3"
Bloom shape: High-centered
Petal count: full: 26-40 petals
Rose bloom color: Russet
Extra Bloom Info: In clusters
Rebloom: Good
Class: Floribunda
Extra Color Info: Ranges from coral-orange blend to russet tan
Growth Habit: Short, 2-3 feet, bushy
Fragrance: Mild
Hybridizer & year: Legrice, 1966
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)
Plant Height: 2-3 feet
Plant Spread: 1-2 feet
Leaves: Deciduous
Flowers: Showy
Fragrant
Flower Color: Russet
Flower Time: Spring
Summer
Fall
Uses: Cut Flower
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Propagation: Other methods: Cuttings: Stem
Cuttings: Tip
Miscellaneous: With thorns/spines/prickles/teeth

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Location: In my gardenDate: 2015-05-21
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Location: in my gardenDate: 2017-05-07
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Location: in my gardenDate: 2017-06-20
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Discussion Threads about this plant
Thread Title Last Reply Replies
Vesper by dellac May 13, 2017 7:52 AM 1
May 2019 -- Photos and Chat by zuzu Jun 7, 2019 8:21 PM 468
Just harvested my first rose seeds--and a question? by Mustbnuts Jul 7, 2019 12:45 AM 42
May 2018 -- Photos and Chat by zuzu May 30, 2018 10:44 PM 66
✺ June 2017 Bloom and Chat ✺ by Calif_Sue Jul 17, 2017 11:41 PM 335
✺✺ May 2017 Bloom and Chat ✺✺ by Calif_Sue Jun 1, 2017 5:40 AM 412
April 2016 -- Photos and Chat by zuzu May 2, 2016 7:36 PM 185
May 2015, photos and chat by zuzu Jun 21, 2015 3:56 PM 163
Photos and chat, August 2014 by zuzu Aug 30, 2014 1:52 PM 43
April Chat - Spring's Here!! by Skiekitty May 3, 2014 5:09 PM 138
And May brings us FLOWERS! & chatting .. and stuff.... by Skiekitty Jun 2, 2013 10:45 PM 183
New blooms, first week of May 2012 by zuzu May 12, 2012 10:41 AM 29
May photos and chat by zuzu May 31, 2012 1:12 PM 212
Photos & Chat, December 2011 by Skiekitty Jan 2, 2012 1:53 PM 140
Photos and chat, November 2011 by zuzu Dec 1, 2011 8:00 AM 182
More May blooms by zuzu Jun 18, 2010 2:02 AM 152
Russet Roses by zuzu May 9, 2017 8:43 AM 86
LeGrice Roses by zuzu Mar 11, 2010 12:14 AM 27

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