Rose (Rosa 'Tom Brown') in the Roses Database

Data specific to Roses (Edit)
Bloom size: Medium: 2-3"
Bloom shape: High-centered
Petal count: double: 16-25 petals
Rose bloom color: Russet
Extra Bloom Info: Double to full
Rebloom: Good
Class: Hybrid tea
Extra Color Info: Russet blend
Growth Habit: Short, 2-3 feet
Fragrance: Strong
Hybridizer & year: Legrice, 1964

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: 2-3 feet
Plant Spread: 1-2 feet
Leaves: Deciduous
Flowers: Showy
Fragrant
Flower Color: Russet
Flower Time: Spring
Summer
Fall
Uses: Cut Flower
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Propagation: Other methods: Cuttings: Stem
Cuttings: Tip
Containers: Suitable in 3 gallon or larger
Needs repotting every 2 to 3 years
Needs excellent drainage in pots
Miscellaneous: With thorns/spines/prickles/teeth
Parentage: Seedling x Amberlight
Child plants: one child plant

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Location: In my Northern California gardenDate: 2011-09-29
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Location: In my Northern California gardenDate: 2011-10-01Russet-tan petals with russet-brick reverse
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Location: In my Northern California gardenDate: 2014-05-07
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Location: Islamabad, zone 9bDate: 2016-12-09
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Location: In my Northern California gardenDate: 2011-09-30
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Comments:
Posted by zuzu (Northern California - Zone 9a) on Sep 29, 2011 2:21 PM

Tom Brown is one of the prettiest russet roses in my garden, but it's exceptionally difficult to grow on its own roots. I dream of finding a grafted one.

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