Data specific to Roses (Edit)
Bloom size: Medium: 2-3"
Petal count: double: 16-25 petals
Rose bloom color: Dark red
Extra Bloom Info: Double to full, in clusters
Rebloom: Good
Class: Floribunda
Growth Habit: Short, 2-3 feet, bushy
Fragrance: Mild
Hybridizer & year: De Ruiter Innovations BV, 1963
Optimal growing zones: USDA zone 5b and warmer
Awards: AARS: 1968

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 5b -26.1 °C (-15 °F) to -23.3 °C (-10 °F)
Plant Height: 2-3 feet
Plant Spread: 2-3 feet
Leaves: Deciduous
Flowers: Showy
Fragrant
Flower Color: Red
Flower Time: Spring
Summer
Fall
Uses: Cut Flower
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Propagation: Other methods: Cuttings: Stem
Cuttings: Tip
Miscellaneous: With thorns/spines/prickles/teeth
Awards and Recognitions: Other: Hague Gold Medal 1962
Parentage: Ruth Leuwerik x Rosemary Rose
Child plants: 6 child plants

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Date: 2018-08-01
Location: Hillwood Gardens, Washington, DC
Date: 2019-10-27
Location:  Hershey Gardens, Hershey, Pennsylvania, USA
Date: 2018-09-16
Location:  Hershey Gardens, Hershey, Pennsylvania, USA
Date: 2018-09-16
Location:  Hershey Gardens, Hershey, Pennsylvania, USA
Date: 2018-09-16
Location: Sebastian, Florida
Date: 2021-04-16
Small deep red rose blooms.

Date: 6/26/2010
Blooming idiot.  Constantly in blossom.  Tolerant of zone 5 CO wi
Location: Barson's Greenhouse, Westland, MI
Date: 2010-07-10
Location: Rose Garden Center, Tyler, Texas
Date: 2014-05-03
Uploaded by Calif_Sue

San Jose Municipal Rose Garden, CA.

Photo courtesy of: Anna reg

Photo courtesy of: Anna reg
Location: Denver CO Metro
Date: 6/28/2010
Another constant bloom photo.  Very tolerant of drought/dryness.
Location: Barson's Greenhouse, Westland, MI
Date: 2010-07-10
Location: Barson's Greenhouse, Westland, MI
Date: 2010-07-10
Uploaded by Skiekitty
Uploaded by Steve812

credit: Anna reg

San Jose Municipal Rose Garden

My Europeana - survived zone 5 winter with bells on!
Uploaded by GardenGuyAZ

Date: 2007-06-01
Photo courtesy of: Georges Seguin
Comments:
  • Posted by Calif_Sue (Sebastopol, CA - Zone 9a) on Apr 12, 2010 5:34 PM concerning plant:
    Susceptible to Mildew.
  • Posted by Rosykay (Gates, NC) on Aug 1, 2010 11:03 PM concerning plant:
    I have 2 of these. A very reliable source of color in my northwestern bed.
  • Posted by porkpal (Richmond, TX - Zone 9a) on Oct 16, 2011 9:58 AM concerning plant:
    A very reliable repeat bloomer for me but usually nearly leafless due to black spot.

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