Rose (Rosa 'Octoberfest') in the Roses Database

Alternative cultivar names:
'Octoberfest'
'MAClanter'
'Lantern'

Data specific to Roses (Edit)
Bloom size: Large: 4-5"
Bloom shape: High-centered
Petal count: full: 26-40 petals
Rose bloom color: Orange and orange blend
Extra Bloom Info: In clusters
Rebloom: Good
Class: Grandiflora
Extra Color Info: Orange blend, with yellow reverse
Growth Habit: Medium-tall, 4-6 feet, upright
Fragrance: Moderate
Hybridizer & year: Samuel Darragh McGredy IV, 1998
Optimal growing zones: USDA zone 7 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 7b -15 °C (5 °F) to -12.2 °C (10 °F)
Plant Height: 4-6 feet
Plant Spread: 2-3 feet
Leaves: Deciduous
Flowers: Showy
Fragrant
Flower Color: Bi-Color: Orange and yellow
Flower Time: Spring
Summer
Fall
Uses: Cut Flower
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Propagation: Other methods: Cuttings: Stem
Cuttings: Tip
Miscellaneous: Thorned
Parentage: Louise Gardner x New Zealand

First Octoberfest rose bloom.

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Location: Long Beach, CADate: 3/25/2017First Octoberfest rose bloom.
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Location: Rose Garden Center, Tyler, TexasDate: 2014-05-03
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Location: Rose Garden Center, Tyler, TexasDate: 2014-05-03
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Discussion Threads about this plant
Thread Title Last Reply Replies
September 2016 -- Photos and Chat by zuzu Oct 3, 2016 9:18 AM 188
October's here! Pumpkins, ghosts, snow.. just the usual! by Skiekitty Oct 30, 2014 2:29 PM 59
Looking for a BRIGHT orange rose for my newly planted tiger garden by GardenQuilts Jun 30, 2016 6:27 AM 86
Confused about different types of roses by Frillylily Apr 10, 2017 4:02 PM 10
March Rose Blooms in 2014 by zuzu Apr 12, 2014 7:42 AM 13
September 2013 photos and chat by zuzu Sep 27, 2013 11:33 AM 78
October brings beautiful roses & other things by Skiekitty Oct 6, 2012 2:11 PM 7
START YOUR ENGINES! 2012 Year is fast approaching! by Skiekitty Sep 30, 2011 1:48 PM 7
Probably my last rose parade for 2010 by Skiekitty Oct 24, 2010 9:52 AM 9
More June blooms by zuzu Jul 27, 2010 10:23 AM 89
Summer Song by Norwich369 Oct 25, 2010 7:35 PM 38
A Rose Odyssey in Three Parts by Mike Sep 24, 2010 12:32 AM 19

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