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Different Kinds of Roses

Directory of Roses

Knockout
Rosa RADrazz 'Knockout'


Quick Profile

Exposure
Full Sun
Partial Sun/Shade
 
Mature Height
2 - 4 Feet (width 3 feet)
 
USDA Hardiness Zones
4 - 9 
 
Soil Conditions
Moist, Well-Drained
 
Bloom Color
Red
 
Bloom Season
July - October
 
Size
Medium
 

Features

Shrub rose with dark glossy foliage tipped with burgundy. Flowers are red, single 3-inch wide (petal count 5-11) with a slight fragrance. Recurrent bloom through the season.

Culture

Sun to light shade well-drained soil. Prune by the renewal method removing about one-third of the oldest canes to the soil line in the spring as needed to keep the shrub open and new canes in production. Head back as needed to maintain height and width.

Cultivars

'Pink Knockout' 3 feet tall, single medium pink flowers

'Rainbow Knockout' 3 feet tall, single coral pink flowers

'Blushing Knockout' 3 feet tall, single, light pink flowers

'Double Knockout' 3 feet tall, double pink flowers

Notes

Extremely hardy shrub rose with excellent disease resistance.  Tolerant of a little light shade.

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