Rose (Rosa 'Thomas a Becket') in the Roses Database

Also sold as:
Thomas à Becket

Data specific to Roses (Edit)
Bloom size: Medium: 2-3"
Bloom shape: Cupped
Petal count: very full: 40+ petals
Rose bloom color: Medium red
Extra Bloom Info: In clusters
Rebloom: Good
Class: Shrub
Growth Habit: Medium, 3-4 feet, bushy
Fragrance: Moderate
Hybridizer & year: David Austin, before 2013
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)
Plant Height: 3-4 feet
Plant Spread: 2-3 feet
Leaves: Deciduous
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Red
Flower Time: Spring
Uses: Cut Flower
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Propagation: Other methods: Cuttings: Stem
Cuttings: Tip
Miscellaneous: Thorned

Photo taken at David Austin Roses

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Location: Albrighton, EnglandDate: 2014-06-25Photo taken at David Austin Roses
By JanneA
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December 2017 -- Photos and Chat by zuzu Jan 3, 2018 9:01 AM 88
March 2017 -- Photos and Chat by sunnyvalley Apr 2, 2017 12:17 PM 268

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