Rose (Rosa 'Drop Dead Red') in the Roses Database

Alternative cultivar names:
'Drop Dead Red'
'Wekcharlie'

Data specific to Roses (Edit)
Bloom size: Large: 4-5"
Bloom shape: High-centered
Petal count: full: 26-40 petals
Rose bloom color: Dark red
Extra Bloom Info: In clusters
Rebloom: Good
Class: Floribunda
Growth Habit: Medium, 3-4 feet, bushy
Fragrance: Mild
Hybridizer & year: Tom Carruth, 2008

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: Red
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: Hershey Gardens, Hershey, Pennsylvania, USADate: 2018-09-16
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Location: Hershey Gardens, Hershey, Pennsylvania, USADate: 2018-09-16
By csandt
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Discussion Threads about this plant
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Feeding Roses by ballcharlie Mar 30, 2019 7:53 PM 10
Finally got to go see the devastation... by Beth_NorCal Feb 7, 2019 3:52 PM 63
December 2018 -- Photos and Chat by zuzu Jan 2, 2019 8:44 PM 142
some of my roses that have been blooming... by hndmarshall Nov 19, 2018 2:11 AM 14
A separate Forum for antique roses? by gar99010 Jul 12, 2018 8:15 PM 71
My roses …. by hndmarshall May 19, 2018 10:56 AM 1
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Rose vigor by Steve812 Aug 22, 2017 9:21 PM 65
Mild winter not always good for normally tough bush roses by RpR Jun 18, 2019 11:38 AM 86
Sad looking hybrid teas by roseman2145 May 7, 2017 10:16 AM 14
Rose nurseries by RpR Mar 13, 2017 3:55 PM 22
May 2016 -- Photos and Chat by zuzu Jun 2, 2016 9:47 AM 366
Black spot by rmbryant38 Apr 11, 2015 2:33 PM 38
November 2014 photos and chat by zuzu Nov 13, 2014 10:42 PM 22
May already? Here's to a wonderful spring! by Skiekitty Jun 1, 2014 3:25 PM 142
Kashmir by Ping Lim by CindiKS Apr 9, 2014 9:20 AM 16
Happy New Year! Let's make 2014 Great! by Skiekitty Feb 1, 2014 6:47 PM 69

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