PlantsRoses→Rose (Rosa 'Veterans' Honor')

Alternative cultivar names:
'Veterans' Honor'
'JACopper'
'City of Newcastle Bicentennary'
'Lady in Red'
'Five Roses Rose'

Data specific to Roses (Edit)
Bloom size: Large: 4-5"
Bloom shape: High-centered
Petal count: full: 26-40 petals
Rose bloom color: Dark red
Rebloom: Good
Class: Hybrid tea
Growth Habit: Medium-tall, 4-5 feet
Fragrance: Moderate
Hybridizer & year: Dr. Keith W. Zary, 1997
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: 4-5 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
Parentage: Showstopper x (seeding x Royalty)
Child plants: 3 child plants

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Date: 2019-06-23
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Location: Rose Garden Center, Tyler, TexasDate: 2014-05-03
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Location: Rose Garden Center, Tyler, TexasDate: 2014-05-03
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Location: San Jose Heritage Rose GardenDate: 2007-11-12
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Date: 2020-08-20
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Location: Pleasant Grove, UtahDate: 2011-10-17A lovely fragrant rose that holds well.
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Location:  Hershey Gardens, Hershey, Pennsylvania, USADate: 2018-09-16
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Date: 2020-06-21
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Location: iowaDate: 2010-12-26
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Date: 2010-07-03Photo courtesy of: Yoko Nekonomania
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Date: 2010-07-03Photo courtesy of: Yoko Nekonomania
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Date: 2019-06-13
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Date: 2019-09-24
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Date: 2012-05-23
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Date: 2012-05-23
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Date: 2014-11-14
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Date: 2010-07-03Photo courtesy of: Yoko Nekonomania
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Date: 2016-05-27
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Plant Events from our members
bloominholes2fill On May 23, 2018 Miscellaneous Event
I have this rose in honor of my father, who passed in Summer of 2009, because he was a veteran and his favorite flower was the red rose. I stumbled across it in the Fall of 2009, while wandering my favorite nursery, feeling very low. There it was, the only one they had, and it was calling my name, so I brought it home and planted it, and nothing filled my heart with joy more, than that day! It bloomed up until 3 years ago, and this year (2018) I was going to dig it up and send it to the bone yard, but there are buds on it, once again!!! I couldn't be more moved by this rose at this moment!! I love you, Dad! Lovey dubby Lovey dubby

It turns out that the root stock took over and the blooms are no longer VH! I'll be replacing it with an authentic VH from the roots, next year....
joannmorford On June 1, 2014 Obtained plant
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Discussion Threads about this plant
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Just Joey--a really, really big rose by kohala Feb 22, 2021 4:21 PM 9
September 2020 -- Photos and Chat by zuzu Oct 1, 2020 11:03 AM 145
July 2020 -- Photos and Chat by zuzu Jul 31, 2020 8:39 PM 154
Roses Unlimited sale by zuzu Jul 8, 2020 12:03 PM 40
Seeking Suggestions for Vivid Red Roses by LindsayG Jun 18, 2020 12:20 PM 3
October 2019 -- Photos and Chat by zuzu Nov 1, 2019 3:14 PM 269
Best 5 roses this year by Canadian_Rose Sep 4, 2019 12:29 AM 58
June 2019 -- Photos and Chat by zuzu Jul 27, 2019 9:37 AM 355
November 2016 -- Photos and Chat by zuzu Dec 1, 2016 9:04 AM 148
May 2016 -- Photos and Chat by zuzu Jun 2, 2016 9:47 AM 366
April 2016 -- Photos and Chat by zuzu May 2, 2016 7:36 PM 185
Which Austin roses perform best in the south? by gemini_sage Mar 1, 2016 2:35 AM 113
Still getting a few nice roses...... by Paul2032 Nov 11, 2014 2:48 PM 84
Roses on a rainy fall day...... by Paul2032 Oct 26, 2012 8:48 AM 19
Which roses do you have that hold up well in summer heat and humidity ? by Calsurf73 Jul 16, 2013 4:22 PM 58
Teasing until it hurts. by Skiekitty Apr 14, 2011 10:32 AM 6

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