Rose (Rosa 'Henry Kelsey') in the Roses Database

Trade name information:
Series: Explorer
Cultivar name: 'Henry Kelsey'
Data specific to Roses (Edit)
Bloom size: Medium: 2-3"
Bloom shape: Cupped
Petal count: double: 16-25 petals
Rose bloom color: Medium red
Extra Bloom Info: In clusters
Rebloom: Some
Class: Other: Hybrid kordesii
Growth Habit: Climbing to 10 feet
Fragrance: Mild
Misc: Shade tolerant
Hybridizer & year: Dr. Felicitas Svejda, before 1984
Optimal growing zones: USDA zone 2 and warmer

General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Shrub
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Full Sun to Partial Shade
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: 7-10 feet
Plant Spread: 6-8 feet
Leaves: Deciduous
Flowers: Showy
Fragrant
Flower Color: Red
Bloom Size: 3"-4"
Flower Time: Late spring or early summer
Late summer or early fall
Uses: Cut Flower
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Propagation: Other methods: Cuttings: Stem
Cuttings: Tip
Miscellaneous: Thorned
Child plants: one child plant

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