Rose (floribunda)

Rosa 'Hot Chocolate'

Rose (floribunda) - Rosa  'Hot Chocolate'

Common Name: Rose (floribunda)
Genus: Rosa
Cultivar: 'Hot Chocolate'

This variety is sometimes also known as 'Wekpaltlez', or 'Hot Coca'.

Category: Shrubs and Sub-shrubs
Growth Rate: Average
Features: Has fragrant flowers/foliage
Awards: RHS Award of Garden Merit

Hardiness: HardyHeight: 1.00 m (100 cm)
Sun/Shade: Full sunSpread: 0.60 m (60 cm)

Foliage Type: DeciduousFlower Colour: Brown, Red
Foliage Colour: GreenFlowering Period: June to September

Soil Type: Normal/Loam or Clay/Heavy
Soil Moisture: Moist, but well drained

Novelty Rose of the year 2006, this floribunda Rose is an easy to grow cultivar that is fairly disease resistant.

The flowers are about 8cm in diameter with 25 petals per flower and 3 to 5 flowers per cluster. The flower buds emerge as a rusty-brown colour changing to deep chocolaty orange. The foliage is a glossy dark green.

Keep well watered during its growing season and dead head regularly to encourage repeat flowering. Prune from October to March.


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