Rose (Rosa 'Independence') in the Roses Database

Alternative cultivar names:
'Independence'
'Geranium'
'Kordes' Sondermeldung'
'Reina Elisenda'

Data specific to Roses (Edit)
Bloom size: Large: 4-5"
Petal count: full: 26-40 petals
Rose bloom color: Orange red
Rebloom: Good
Class: Floribunda
Fragrance: Moderate
Hybridizer & year: Wilhelm J.H. Kordes II, 1951
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)
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 6b -20.6 °C (-5 °F) to -17.8 °C (0 °F)
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: Baby Chateau x Crimson Glory
Child plants: 24 child plants

Discussion Threads about this plant
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