Rose (Rosa 'Ash Wednesday') in the Roses Database

Alternative cultivar names:
'Ash Wednesday'
'Aschermittwoch'

Data specific to Roses (Edit)
Bloom size: Medium: 2-3"
Bloom shape: Other: Cupped to flat
Petal count: full: 26-40 petals
Rose bloom color: White and white blend
Rebloom: Good
Class: Other: Climbing floribunda
Extra Color Info: White brushed with gray
Growth Habit: Climbing to 12-18 feet
Fragrance: Mild
Hybridizer & year: Reimer Kordes, 1955

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: 12-18 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 zuzu (Northern California - Zone 9a) on Sep 15, 2012 9:41 PM

The center of these blooms is an intriguing blend of gray and beige.

My two own-root plants have never grown to the "typical" height of 12-18 feet, barely reaching 5-6 feet after years of growth, so it's possible that the rose needs to be grafted to reach its full potential.

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