Rose (Rosa 'Taboo') in the Roses Database

Alternative cultivar names:
'Taboo'
'Barkarole'
'TANelorak'
'Grand Chateau'

Data specific to Roses (Edit)
Bloom size: Large: 4-5"
Bloom shape: High-centered
Petal count: full: 26-40 petals
Rose bloom color: Dark red
Rebloom: Good
Class: Hybrid tea
Growth Habit: Medium-tall, 4-6 feet, upright
Fragrance: Moderate
Misc: Thornless or almost thornless
Hybridizer & year: Evers and Tantau, 1988
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)
Plant Height: 4-6 feet
Plant Spread: 1-2 feet
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
Parentage: seedling x seedling
Child plants: one child plant

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Location: San Jose Heritage Rose GardenDate: 2007-10-16
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Location: Rose Garden Center, Tyler, TexasDate: 2014-05-03
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Location: Rose Garden Center, Tyler, TexasDate: 2014-05-03
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Comments:
Posted by Newyorkrita (North Shore, Long Island, NY ) on Feb 10, 2014 2:25 PM

Stunning. A beautiful, dark red, high-centered hybrid tea. Just as all of my roses here in my humid Long Island NY garden, Taboo needs to be sprayed with a systemic fungicide to remain disease free.

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