Rose (Rosa 'Watercolors Home Run') in the Roses Database

Alternative cultivar names:
'Watercolors Home Run'

Data specific to Roses (Edit)
Bloom size: Medium: 2-3"
Bloom shape: Flat
Petal count: Single: 1-7 petals
Rose bloom color: Yellow blend
Extra Bloom Info: Single to semi-double, in large clusters
Rebloom: Good
Class: Shrub
Extra Color Info: Yellow, blushed with pink; aging to medium pink
Growth Habit: Short, 2-3 feet, bushy
Fragrance: Mild
Hybridizer & year: Tom Carruth, before 2012
Optimal growing zones: USDA zone 4 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 4b -31.7 °C (-25 °F) to -28.9 °C (-20 °F)
Plant Height: 2-3 feet
Plant Spread: 2-3 feet
Leaves: Deciduous
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Bi-Color: Yellow and pink
Bloom Size: 2"-3"
Flower Time: Spring
Uses: Cut Flower
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Propagation: Other methods: Cuttings: Stem
Cuttings: Tip
Miscellaneous: With thorns/spines/prickles/teeth
Parentage: ((Zorina x (Rosa Soulieana x Europeana) x Trumpeter x (Playboy x Olympiad) x Baby Boy)) X Rainbow Knock Out


Photo gallery:
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Location: WashingtonDate: 2016-08-27
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Date: 2019-06-17
By Paul2032
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Location: Dean Bond Rose Garden, Scott Arboretum, Swarthmore, Pennsylvania USADate: 2018-06-02
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Discussion Threads about this plant
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Au revoir Season 2020 by seilMI Oct 28, 2020 7:38 PM 6
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
June 2020 -- Photos and Chat by zuzu Jun 30, 2020 1:12 PM 143
Some pretty fall roses by seilMI Oct 2, 2019 10:38 AM 21
September 2019 -- Photos and Chat by zuzu Oct 6, 2019 1:16 PM 280
Do you have this rose? What's its name? by _Bleu_ Nov 30, 2018 2:03 AM 11
Testing a few pics from from the last week or so... by Beth_NorCal Jun 22, 2018 3:53 PM 12
December 2016 -- Photos and Chat by zuzu Dec 31, 2016 6:16 AM 171
May 2016 -- Photos and Chat by zuzu Jun 2, 2016 9:47 AM 366
December 2015 -- Photos and Chat by zuzu Dec 26, 2015 10:44 AM 27
November 2015, photos and chat by CindiKS Dec 5, 2015 5:24 AM 76

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