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Rose (Rosa 'Red Intuition') in the Roses Database

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Additional cultivar names:
'Red Intuition'

Data specific to Roses (Edit)
Bloom size: Large: 4-5"
Bloom shape: High-centered
Petal count: full: 26-40 petals
Rose bloom color: Red blend
Extra Bloom Info: Large, full, high-centered
Rebloom: Good
Class: Hybrid tea
Other: Florists rose
Extra Color Info: Red, with darker red stripes and flecks
Growth Habit: Medium-tall, 4-5 feet, upright
Misc: Thornless or almost thornless
Hybridizer & year: Discovered by Guy Delbard, 1999
Optimal growing zones: USDA zone 7 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: 4-5 feet
Plant Spread: 3 feet
Leaves: Deciduous
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Red
Flower Time: Spring
Uses: Cut Flower
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Propagation: Other methods: Cuttings: Stem
Cuttings: Tip
Parentage: Sport of: Belle Rouge
Child plants: one child plant


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Posted by Mike (Lower Hudson Valley, NY - Zone 6b) on Aug 23, 2014 11:28 AM

Formerly only a florist rose, Red Intuition is now distributed as a garden rose. It is instantly recognizable due to its alluring red on red streaked petals. I obtained my first specimen when it was only available in the US from Wisconsin Roses as a maiden rose; meaning, you received it as a brand new graft on its dormant root stock, had to let the root stock leaf out and let the graft take hold as a new bud union, then cut the foliage and the main shank off just above the graft, and let the graft take over. When I first read what I would need to do, it seemed a little intimidating at first, but it turned out to be an easier process than I first thought. Best of all, it worked, and it gave me a sense of what growers do with the plants before we ever see them in the nurseries. (For a detailed explanation, visit Wisconsin Rose's website here:

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