Rose (Rosa 'Forty-Niner') in the Roses Database

Data specific to Roses (Edit)
Bloom size: Large: 4-5"
Bloom shape: High-centered
Petal count: full: 26-40 petals
Rose bloom color: Red blend
Extra Bloom Info: Medium to large
Rebloom: Good
Class: Hybrid tea
Extra Color Info: Cherry red, yellow reverse
Growth Habit: Medium, 3-4 feet, upright
Fragrance: Mild
Hybridizer & year: Herbert C. Swim, 1949
Optimal growing zones: USDA zone 6 and warmer
Awards: AARS: 1949

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: 3-4 feet
Plant Spread: 2 feet
Leaves: Deciduous
Flowers: Showy
Fragrant
Flower Color: Bi-Color: Red and yellow
Flower Time: Spring
Summer
Fall
Uses: Cut Flower
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Propagation: Other methods: Cuttings: Stem
Cuttings: Tip
Miscellaneous: With thorns/spines/prickles/teeth
Parentage: Contrast x Charlotte Armstrong
Child plants: one child plant

Heavy after a rain.

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