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PlantFiles: Floribunda Rose
Rosa 'Chuckles'

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Family: Rosaceae (ro-ZAY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Rosa (RO-zuh) (Info)
Cultivar: Chuckles
Hybridized by Shepherd; Year of Registration or Introduction: 1958

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Class:
Cluster-flowered (incl. Floribunda & Grandiflora)

Height:
24-36 in. (60-90 cm)

Spacing:
36-48 in. (90-120 cm)

Hardiness:
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)
USDA Zone 10a: to -1.1 C (30 F)
USDA Zone 10b: to 1.7 C (35 F)

Bloom Color:
Deep pink (dp)

Bloom Shape:
Single
Semi-double

Flower Fragrance:
Very Fragrant

Bloom Time:
Late Spring/Early Summer
Blooms repeatedly

Habit:
Bush

Patent Information:
Non-patented

Other Details:
Unknown - Tell us

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

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Profile:

2 positives
No neutrals
No negatives

Gardeners' Notes:

RatingAuthorContent
Positive coriaceous On Jul 13, 2014, coriaceous from ROSLINDALE, MA wrote:

Very floriferous and blooms more or less continuously. The color is strong and a little harsh---sometimes I want to call it hot pink and other times it looks more coral (a color that combines both pink and orange tones), but if you like the color this is a great performer.

Tough, easy, and long-lived. This cultivar deserves to be much more widely known and grown. Much hardier than suggested above, to Z4. My nose detects no fragrance.

This is still one of the most black spot resistant of roses, even on the US east coast. Does not require fungicide sprays here to keep black spot from defoliating it.

Positive summerinVermont On Jul 22, 2011, summerinVermont from New Haven, VT wrote:

I've had one for about 6 years, in Zone 4, that is doing well and even survived a mid-summer transplant last year.

Regional...

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

Fayetteville, Arkansas
San Jose, California
Roslindale, Massachusetts
Tulsa, Oklahoma
Providence, Rhode Island
Sioux Falls, South Dakota
Henderson, Texas
Spring, Texas
New Haven, Vermont



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