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Data specific to Roses (Edit)
Bloom size: Large: 4-5"
Petal count: very full: 40+ petals
Rose bloom color: Medium red
Extra Bloom Info: In clusters
Rebloom: None
Class: Gallica
Growth Habit: Tall, 5-7 feet, bushy
Fragrance: Mild
Hybridizer & year: Percy H. Wright, 1947
Optimal growing zones: Usda Zones 3-8

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: 5-7 feet
Plant Spread: 3-4 feet
Leaves: Deciduous
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Red
Flower Time: Late spring or early summer
Uses: Cut Flower
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Propagation: Other methods: Cuttings: Stem
Cuttings: Tip
Miscellaneous: With thorns/spines/prickles/teeth

Rose Of Sharon:  What's in a Name, AnywayRose Of Sharon: What's in a Name, Anyway
By Sharon on August 30, 2015

A rose is a rose unless it's a Rose of Sharon, and then it's a hibiscus. Some say it's the name of a crocus and others swear it's the name of a tulip and then there's some confusion with the lily of the valley. Poor plant, most likely it lives in a state of constant identity crisis, never knowing on which side of the garden it should grow.

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Im new to roses and not doing as well as I thought!! by Sburt1281 Jul 28, 2020 4:57 PM 12
A watering question-your opinions, please! by bart2018 Aug 6, 2020 3:49 AM 16
Cuttings need help by legosnell Jul 13, 2020 2:57 PM 11
Advice needed for my rose by Evelyn2020 Jun 24, 2020 1:58 AM 12
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June 2020 -- Photos and Chat by zuzu Jun 30, 2020 1:12 PM 143
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