Rose (Rosa 'Compassion') in the Roses Database

Alternative cultivar names:
'Compassion'
'Belle de Londres'

Data specific to Roses (Edit)
Bloom size: Large: 4-5"
Bloom shape: High-centered
Petal count: full: 26-40 petals
Rose bloom color: Orange pink
Extra Bloom Info: In clusters
Rebloom: Good
Class: Other: Climbing hybrid tea
Extra Color Info: Salmon-pink
Growth Habit: Can be trained as pillar rose, typically 5-15 feet
Fragrance: Strong
Hybridizer & year: Harkness, 1972
Optimal growing zones: USDA zone 5 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 5b -26.1 °C (-15 °F) to -23.3 °C (-10 °F)
Plant Height: Up to 15 feet
Plant Spread: 4-5 feet
Leaves: Deciduous
Flowers: Showy
Fragrant
Flower Color: Other: Orange-pink
Flower Time: Spring
Summer
Fall
Uses: Cut Flower
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Propagation: Other methods: Cuttings: Stem
Cuttings: Tip
Miscellaneous: With thorns/spines/prickles/teeth
Awards and Recognitions: RHS AGM
Parentage: White Cockade x Prima Ballerina
Child plants: 5 child plants

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Discussion Threads about this plant
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October 2019 -- Photos and Chat by zuzu Nov 1, 2019 3:14 PM 269
I am a rose killer by Cinta May 27, 2020 8:02 AM 39
HELP! I know almost nothing about roses. by Moondog Jul 24, 2019 12:37 PM 58
April 2019 -- Photos and Chat by zuzu May 3, 2019 9:46 AM 402
November 2018 -- Photos and Chat by zuzu Dec 8, 2018 2:10 AM 285
Uh oh... some more blooms... and chickies! by Beth_NorCal Oct 8, 2018 11:58 PM 40
🌹SEPTEMBER 2017 Bloom and Chat 🌹 by IrisLilli Oct 2, 2017 8:45 AM 153
February 2017 -- Photos and Chat by zuzu Mar 1, 2017 10:04 PM 228
July 2016 -- Photos and Chat by zuzu Jul 31, 2016 1:14 PM 157
June 2016 -- Photos and Chat by zuzu Jul 19, 2016 9:30 PM 266
October 2015, Photos and Chat by zuzu Oct 30, 2015 3:33 PM 96
Vintage Garden's "One of a Kind" Sale by Steve812 Aug 14, 2017 4:11 PM 18
My Roses - 2012 Blooms by kassiap Jun 25, 2012 5:32 PM 39
Just for fun -- upside-down roses by zuzu Oct 4, 2011 10:14 PM 7
My latest mystery rose has changed colors by zuzu May 21, 2016 8:50 PM 17
Sale at Vintage Gardens by Skiekitty Aug 24, 2011 12:37 PM 3
Garden Valley Ranch is starting to take orders! by Skiekitty Jul 6, 2011 4:05 PM 31

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