Rose (Rosa 'Commonwealth') in the Roses Database

Alternative cultivar names:
'Commonwealth'
'Herzblut'

Data specific to Roses (Edit)
Bloom size: Medium: 2-3"
Petal count: semi-double: 8-15 petals
Rose bloom color: Medium red
Extra Bloom Info: Single to semi-double, in clusters
Rebloom: Good
Class: Floribunda
Extra Color Info: Red, with white center and yellow stamens
Growth Habit: Short, 2-3 feet, bushy
Fragrance: Mild
Hybridizer & year: Wilhelm J.H. Kordes II, before 1944
Optimal growing zones: USDA zone 6 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)
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

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Growing Roses in My Utah GardenGrowing Roses in My Utah Garden
February 10, 2013

Roses are considered to be challenging by many gardeners, but here in Utah I have found their care to be quite easy. The rewards during bloom season far exceed the effort needed in order to have a lovely rose garden. A near perfect bloom brings me great pleasure.

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Location: In my Northern California gardenDate: 2012-11-04
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Roses on a rainy fall day...... by Paul2032 Oct 26, 2012 8:48 AM 19
In praise of Autumn Roses. by Paul2032 Oct 1, 2012 5:20 PM 6
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