Rose (Rosa 'The Knight') in the Roses Database

Data specific to Roses (Edit)
Bloom size: Large: 4-5"
Petal count: full: 26-40 petals
Rose bloom color: Dark red
Rebloom: Some
Class: Shrub
Fragrance: Mild
Hybridizer & year: David Austin, 1969
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)
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
Parentage: Chianti x Gipsy Boy
Child plants: 3 child plants

Discussion Threads about this plant
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August 2019 -- Photos and Chat by zuzu Aug 31, 2019 10:08 PM 261
December 2018 -- Photos and Chat by zuzu Jan 2, 2019 8:44 PM 142
Blackspot resistant rose by Halcyon Mar 25, 2018 8:07 AM 47
Black spot by rmbryant38 Apr 11, 2015 2:33 PM 38
Your toughest hybrid teas by gemini_sage Feb 6, 2015 6:37 AM 41
David Austin Handbook of Roses 2014 by Joannabanana Mar 5, 2014 4:12 PM 13
1 Last Vintage Gardens sale by Skiekitty Aug 25, 2013 7:01 PM 6
June 2013 Blooms & Chitchat by Skiekitty Jun 26, 2013 4:49 PM 155
Favorite Fragrant 'Blue' Roses by Steve812 Apr 25, 2014 11:06 PM 27
What a difference a camera makes! by Skiekitty Oct 2, 2012 1:24 PM 22
Favorite Rose du Jour by Steve812 Sep 13, 2012 12:47 PM 8
Which roses do you have that hold up well in summer heat and humidity ? by Calsurf73 Jul 16, 2013 4:22 PM 58
Some More Rose Photos -- I hope. by Steve812 Aug 19, 2012 10:59 PM 22
The Hunt. by Skiekitty Oct 14, 2012 10:23 AM 45
Rose Question by jakedasnake89 Apr 26, 2012 1:02 PM 65
Seeds? Can I offer them here? by Skiekitty Oct 18, 2010 8:31 AM 2
Edmunds' Roses site has been updated by zuzu Feb 19, 2011 10:54 PM 49
A Rose Odyssey in Three Parts by Mike Sep 24, 2010 12:32 AM 19

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