Rose (Rosa 'Scorcher') in the Roses Database

Data specific to Roses (Edit)
Bloom size: Large: 4-5"
Bloom shape: Other: Lightly cupped
Petal count: semi-double: 8-15 petals
Rose bloom color: Dark red
Rebloom: Some
Class: Other: Climbing hybrid tea
Extra Color Info: Dark cherry red
Growth Habit: Typically 10-12 feet tall
Fragrance: Mild
Hybridizer & year: Alister Clark, 1922

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: 10-12 feet
Plant Spread: 3-4 feet
Leaves: Deciduous
Flowers: Showy
Fragrant
Flower Color: Red
Flower Time: Late spring or early summer
Late summer or early fall
Uses: Cut Flower
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Propagation: Other methods: Cuttings: Stem
Cuttings: Tip
Miscellaneous: With thorns/spines/prickles/teeth

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Location: In my Northern California gardenDate: 2013-05-10
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Posted by Calif_Sue (Sebastopol, CA - Zone 9a) on Feb 11, 2013 9:13 PM

Noted by Antique Rose Emporium:
"The Austrailian rose breeder, Alister Clark, bred this rose in 1922. The mannerly climber produces four inch brilliant red blooms in the spring. It is an excellent pillar rose, but can also be grown as a large shrub."

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Merging 2 different colored climbers by Calsurf73 Feb 16, 2018 11:04 AM 22
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