Rose (Rosa 'Robin Hood') in the Roses Database

Alternative cultivar names:
'Robin Hood'
'Robin des Bois'

Data specific to Roses (Edit)
Bloom size: Small: under 2"
Bloom shape: Flat
Petal count: Single: 1-7 petals
Rose bloom color: Red blend
Extra Bloom Info: In large clusters
Rebloom: Excellent
Class: Hybrid musk
Extra Color Info: Cherry red, with white center
Growth Habit: Medium-tall, 4-5 feet, bushy
Fragrance: Moderate
Misc: Shade tolerant
Hybridizer & year: Rev. J. H. Pemberton, before 1927
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)
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 6b -20.6 °C (-5 °F) to -17.8 °C (0 °F)
Plant Height: 4-5 feet
Plant Spread: 3-4 feet
Leaves: Deciduous
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Bi-Color: Red and white
Flower Time: Spring
Uses: Cut Flower
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Propagation: Other methods: Cuttings: Stem
Cuttings: Tip
Miscellaneous: Thorned
Parentage: Seedling x Miss Edith Cavell
Child plants: 7 child plants


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Discussion Threads about this plant
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Does anyone do "summer pruning"? by Mike Aug 20, 2010 9:30 PM 41

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