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Floribunda Rose
Rosa 'Colorific'

Family: Rosaceae (ro-ZAY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Rosa (RO-zuh) (Info)
Cultivar: Colorific
Additional cultivar information:(PP23174, aka Wekplalajaro)
Hybridized by Carruth
Registered or introduced: 2010
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Cluster-flowered (incl. Floribunda & Grandiflora)


36-48 in. (90-120 cm)

4-6 ft. (1.2-1.8 m)


24-36 in. (60-90 cm)


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Bloom Color:

Orange and orange blend (ob)

Orange pink (op)

Bloom Shape:


Flower Fragrance:

Slightly Fragrant

Bloom Time:

Blooms repeatedly



Patent Information:


Other Details:

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Pruning Instructions:

Blooms on new wood; prune early to promote new growth

Soil pH requirements:

6.1 to 6.5 (mildly acidic)

6.6 to 7.5 (neutral)

7.6 to 7.8 (mildly alkaline)

Propagation Methods:

From semi-hardwood cuttings

By grafting


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

Sebastopol, California

Bay City, Michigan

Troy, New York

Lansdale, Pennsylvania

Sulphur Springs, Texas

Gardeners' Notes:


On Nov 7, 2012, tgwWhale from Casco, WI wrote:

This is an odd rose. It's called a floribunda but it doesn't always have clusters of flowers. Especially toward fall it will throw single roses like a hybrid tea has. But the shape of the bush remains that of a floribunda -- low and rounded rather than tall and leggy. When it throws the single blooms, they commonly are on stems long enough for cutting, though the stems tend to be less thick and stiff than those of a hybrid tea. As a cutflower is is gorgeous but not as long-lasting as one might like.

The blooms are beautiful when they open -- yellow/orange/pink. As is typical with roses in this color group, the blooms fade and become less attractive as they age. With Colorific the faded blooms are a mixture of red or pink and off-white -- not ugly, but far less beautif... read more


On Aug 23, 2011, bookreader451 from Troy, NY (Zone 5b) wrote:

I put this rose in this year and I am very pleased with the performance. Little blackspot and has just kept blooming.