Shrub Rose
Rosa 'Paint the Town'

Family: Rosaceae (ro-ZAY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Rosa (RO-zuh) (Info)
Cultivar: Paint the Town
Additional cultivar information:(PP18060; Easy Elegance Collection, Garden Path Collection; aka BAItown)
Hybridized by Lim
Registered or introduced: 1995
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Class:

Shrub

Height:

24-36 in. (60-90 cm)

Spacing:

24-36 in. (60-90 cm)

Hardiness:

USDA Zone 4a: to -34.4 C (-30 F)

USDA Zone 4b: to -31.6 C (-25 F)

USDA Zone 5a: to -28.8 C (-20 F)

USDA Zone 5b: to -26.1 C (-15 F)

USDA Zone 6a: to -23.3 C (-10 F)

USDA Zone 6b: to -20.5 C (-5 F)

USDA Zone 7a: to -17.7 C (0 F)

USDA Zone 7b: to -14.9 C (5 F)

USDA Zone 8a: to -12.2 C (10 F)

USDA Zone 8b: to -9.4 C (15 F)

USDA Zone 9a: to -6.6 C (20 F)

USDA Zone 9b: to -3.8 C (25 F)

Bloom Color:

Medium red (mr)

Bloom Shape:

Double

Flower Fragrance:

No fragrance

Bloom Time:

Late Spring/Early Summer

Mid Summer

Late Summer/Early Fall

Mid Fall

Blooms repeatedly

Habit:

Shrub

Patent Information:

Patented

Other Details:

Resistant to black spot

Resistant to mildew

Pruning Instructions:

Blooms on new wood; prune early to promote new growth

Soil pH requirements:

5.6 to 6.0 (acidic)

6.1 to 6.5 (mildly acidic)

Propagation Methods:

From softwood cuttings

From semi-hardwood cuttings

From hardwood cuttings

By grafting

By budding

Regional

This plant has been said to grow in the following regions:

Lisle, Illinois

Camden, Maine

Inver Grove Heights, Minnesota

Kasota, Minnesota

Saint Paul, Minnesota

Lincoln, Nebraska

Portland, Oregon

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Gardeners' Notes:

1
positive
1
neutral
0
negatives
RatingContent
Neutral

On Mar 22, 2015, coriaceous from ROSLINDALE, MA wrote:

3.5" double red flowers (20 petals) with hybrid tea form, opening to a shallow cup. Flowers produced in small clusters, continuously throughout the season.

Habit is short, mounded, spreading.

Part of Bailey's Easy Elegance collection.

Highly resistant to black spot and powdery mildew.

US PP # 18,060 2007

Parentage: Heinzelmannchen x Happy Trails

Positive

On Feb 13, 2011, gardenjoan from Inver Grove Heights, MN wrote:

Very beautiful red rose that reblooms easily. It is only about 2 feet tall and we have had it for 3 years without covering it. Just natural snow cover. It is best used in front of taller varieties.