Rose (Rosa 'Milwaukee's Calatrava') in the Roses Database

Alternative cultivar names:
'Milwaukee's Calatrava'
'RADfragwhite'

Data specific to Roses (Edit)
Bloom size: Medium: 2-3"
Petal count: double: 16-25 petals
Rose bloom color: White and white blend
Extra Bloom Info: In clusters, with ruffled petals
Rebloom: Good
Class: Shrub
Growth Habit: Medium-tall, 4-5 feet, bushy
Fragrance: Moderate
Hybridizer & year: William J. Radler, 2010
Optimal growing zones: USDA zone 5 and warmer
Awards: Biltmore Trials Award: Edith Wharton Award for Best Floribunda, 2013

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: 4-5 feet
Plant Spread: 3-4 feet
Leaves: Deciduous
Flowers: Showy
Fragrant
Flower Color: White
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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Comments:
Posted by blue23rose (Elberfeld, Indiana, USA - Zone 6b) on Jul 24, 2012 3:55 PM

This rose smells wonderful.

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Posted by blue23rose (Elberfeld, Indiana, USA - Zone 6b) on Aug 22, 2014 5:19 PM

This rose was bred by William Radler, who also developed the Knock Out series, but I like this so much better because it actually has a very nice fragrance and changing color. While it is supposed to be disease resistant, I have seen a few leaves with black spot on them, but nothing too serious. It blooms from spring to fall and has been in my zone 6b garden for 3 years now. It gets a pink tinge to it when the weather is cooler, and it's nice to see the different shades of pink in the white blooms throughout the season.

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Discussion Threads about this plant
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