Rose (Rosa 'Fairest Cape') in the Roses Database

Alternative cultivar names:
'Fairest Cape'
'Solero'
'Kortifhar'

Data specific to Roses (Edit)
Bloom size: Large: 4-5"
Petal count: full: 26-40 petals
Rose bloom color: Apricot and apricot blend
Extra Bloom Info: In clusters, with ruffled and scalloped petals
Rebloom: Good
Class: Hybrid tea
Extra Color Info: Orange-peach-apricot blend
Growth Habit: Medium-tall, 4-6 feet, upright
Fragrance: Moderate
Hybridizer & year: W. Kordes & Sons, before 2003

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: 4-6 feet
Plant Spread: 2-3 feet
Leaves: Deciduous
Flowers: Showy
Fragrant
Flower Color: Other: Apricot blend
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: Australian National Rose Trials Bronze Medal 2011
Parentage: Aperitif x Harmonie

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Discussion Threads about this plant
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The latest blooms by Beth_NorCal Sep 30, 2018 4:52 PM 13
August 2016 -- Photos and Chat by zuzu Sep 13, 2016 9:18 AM 181
May 2015, photos and chat by zuzu Jun 21, 2015 3:56 PM 163
grafted roses by MargieNY Oct 3, 2014 6:08 PM 32
I have a rose with a questionable ID by beckygardener Jul 13, 2014 3:58 PM 14
More May blooms by zuzu May 29, 2012 12:15 PM 34
My June blooms by zuzu Jul 11, 2010 1:17 PM 107
best rose on a split rail fence by dana Apr 20, 2010 4:40 PM 23
Pickering Nurseries by Hemophobic Jul 5, 2011 5:04 PM 96

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