Rose (Rosa 'J.C. Thornton') in the Roses Database

Data specific to Roses (Edit)
Bloom size: Medium: 2-3"
Bloom shape: High-centered
Petal count: full: 26-40 petals
Rose bloom color: Medium red
Extra Bloom Info: Medium to large
Rebloom: Good
Class: Hybrid tea
Growth Habit: Medium, 3-4 feet, upright
Fragrance: Mild
Hybridizer & year: BEES, 1926
Optimal growing zones: USDA zone 5 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 5b -26.1 °C (-15 °F) to -23.3 °C (-10 °F)
Plant Height: 3-4 feet
Plant Spread: 2 feet
Leaves: Deciduous
Flowers: Showy
Fragrant
Flower Color: Red
Flower Time: Spring
Summer
Fall
Uses: Cut Flower
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Butterflies
Propagation: Other methods: Cuttings: Stem
Cuttings: Tip
Miscellaneous: With thorns/spines/prickles/teeth
Parentage: Kitchener of Khartoum x Red-Letter Day
Child plants: 4 child plants

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Location: In my Northern California gardenDate: 2011-04-26
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Discussion Threads about this plant
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November 2018 -- Photos and Chat by zuzu Dec 8, 2018 2:10 AM 285
Rose vigor by Steve812 Aug 22, 2017 9:21 PM 65
March 2016, Photos and Chat by zuzu Apr 2, 2016 8:42 AM 251
November 2015, photos and chat by CindiKS Dec 5, 2015 5:24 AM 76
The last gasp of summer by Henhouse Nov 2, 2015 10:47 AM 62
March Rose Blooms in 2014 by zuzu Apr 12, 2014 7:42 AM 13
New blooms, first week of May 2012 by zuzu May 12, 2012 10:41 AM 29
New blooms, last week of April by zuzu May 4, 2011 10:05 PM 67
More April blooms by zuzu Jun 18, 2010 10:07 PM 184
Anyone want to send me some rain? by Skiekitty Jul 14, 2011 5:27 PM 106

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