Rose (Rosa 'Let Freedom Ring') in the Roses Database

Alternative cultivar names:
'Let Freedom Ring'
'2005 Better Homes & Gardens Rose'

Data specific to Roses (Edit)
Bloom size:Large: 4-5"
Bloom shape:High-centered
Petal count:full: 26-40 petals
Rose bloom color:Medium red
Class:Hybrid tea
Extra Color Info:Strawberry red
Growth Habit:Tall, upright, 5-6 ft height
Hybridizer & year:Ernest Earman, 2004
Optimal growing zones:USDA zone 6b 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 6b -20.6 °C (-5 °F) to -17.8 °C (0 °F)
Plant Height:5-6 feet
Plant Spread:2-3 feet
Flower Color:Red
Flower Time:Spring
Uses:Cut Flower
Wildlife Attractant:Bees
Propagation: Other methods:Cuttings: Stem
Cuttings: Tip
Parentage:Prima Donna x Touch of Class
Child plants:one child plant


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Posted by Paul2032 ( Utah - Zone 5b) on Oct 18, 2011 10:05 AM

This is a great red rose. It has great classic HT form from bud to full-blown in a nice shade of red, which does blue a little when full-blown. It grows very tall, but this allows for long cutting stems. Should be a good show rose. I believe it was hybridized by an amateur and that one parent is 'Touch of Class,' from which it inherited nice form. A keeper...I have 3.

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