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Floribunda Rose
Rosa 'Hot 'n' Spicy'

Family: Rosaceae (ro-ZAY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Rosa (RO-zuh) (Info)
Cultivar: Hot 'n' Spicy
Additional cultivar information:(PP8066, aka MACsoda)
Hybridized by Mcgredy
Registered or introduced: 1990
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Class:

Cluster-flowered (incl. Floribunda & Grandiflora)

Height:

36-48 in. (90-120 cm)

Spacing:

24-36 in. (60-90 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:

Orange red (or)

Bloom Shape:

Semi-double

Flower Fragrance:

Slightly Fragrant

Bloom Time:

Late Spring/Early Summer

Blooms repeatedly

Habit:

Bush

Patent Information:

Patent expired

Other Details:

Resistant to black spot

Resistant to mildew

Stems are moderately thorny

Sets hips

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:

Winchester, California

Newnan, Georgia

Lansdale, Pennsylvania

Knoxville, Tennessee

Gardeners' Notes:

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Positive

On Nov 3, 2004, KennethJoerg wrote:

One of the best roses I have ever grown. It flowers non-stop (even tries when temperatures are in the 40's). The flowers are many and large. It is mildly fragrant and very disese free. Even so, it stays compact. Highly recommended.