Rose (Rosa 'Francesca') in the Roses Database

Data specific to Roses (Edit)
Bloom size: Medium: 2-3"
Bloom shape: Other: Lax petals
Petal count: semi-double: 8-15 petals
Rose bloom color: Light yellow
Extra Bloom Info: Medium, semi-double to double, in clusters
Rebloom: Good
Class: Hybrid musk
Extra Color Info: Pale apricot-yellow blend
Growth Habit: Typically 6-10 feet
Fragrance: Mild
Misc: Shade tolerant
Hybridizer & year: Rev. Joseph Hardwick Pemberton, 1922
Optimal growing zones: USDA zone 6 and warmer

General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Shrub
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Full Sun to Partial Shade
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: 6-10 feet
Plant Spread: 4-5 feet
Leaves: Deciduous
Flowers: Showy
Fragrant
Flower Color: Yellow
Flower Time: Spring
Summer
Fall
Uses: Cut Flower
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Propagation: Other methods: Cuttings: Stem
Cuttings: Tip
Miscellaneous: With thorns/spines/prickles/teeth

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Comments:
Posted by Calif_Sue (Sebastopol, CA - Zone 9a) on Feb 10, 2013 11:32 PM

Noted by Antique Rose Emporium:
" ‘Francesca’, because of its yellow color, is one of Joseph Pemberton’s showiest Hybrid Musk roses. It produces large sprays of semidouble flowers on dark-stemmed, glossy-foliaged branches. It is small enough to grow in a whiskey barrel or large pot while it gracefully cascades. If grown as a climber, this rose will reach 6 to 8 feet."

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