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Hybrid Tea Rose 'Red Masterpiece'


Family: Rosaceae (ro-ZAY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Rosa (RO-zuh) (Info)
Cultivar: Red Masterpiece
Additional cultivar information:(aka JACder)
Hybridized by Warriner
Registered or introduced: 1974
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Hybrid Tea


4-6 ft. (1.2-1.8 m)


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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:

Dark red (dr)

Bloom Shape:

Tea shaped

Flower Fragrance:

Very Fragrant

Bloom Time:

Late Spring/Early Summer

Blooms repeatedly



Patent Information:

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Other Details:

Susceptible to mildew

Pruning Instructions:

Blooms on new wood; prune early to promote new growth

Soil pH requirements:

6.6 to 7.5 (neutral)

7.6 to 7.8 (mildly alkaline)

Propagation Methods:

From herbaceous stem cuttings

From woody stem cuttings

From softwood cuttings

From semi-hardwood cuttings

From hardwood cuttings

By grafting

By budding

By simple layering

By air layering

By tip layering

Foliage Color:

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Bloom Characteristics:

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Water Requirements:

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Where to Grow:

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

Tucson, Arizona

Fernandina Beach, Florida

Athens, Illinois

Hampton, Illinois

Columbus, Ohio

Knoxville, Tennessee

Brookfield, Wisconsin

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Gardeners' Notes:


On Dec 9, 2015, ValenTreaSures from Spokane, WA (Zone 6a) wrote:

Found nearly dead at Walmart, one of the few remaining roses from their garden section. There was a large unused section in the garden area at the place I was staying and it needed some additional rose color. If only it would grow tall enough to get the sun it needed...
Planted with scraps and a mixed dose of Chef Boyardee ravioli in red sauce. Sure enough, in a few weeks the Red Masterpiece exploded in massively tall spikes reaching into the sunlight. Roses are huge, especially pretty just before and during early bloom. There was a huge heat fire in the area and it makes the velvet red have violet splotches with white circles. Otherwise it remains a huge, overgrown majestic red rose. Grows very tall and vigorously.
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On May 11, 2008, plantoid from Castro Valley, CA (Zone 9b) wrote:

buds don't open fully in my area, 9b-10a in Oakland, CA. The partially opened blooms ball up and turn brown. I learned somewhere long ago that this plant requires a lot of heat for the buds to open fully. When the buds did open fully, the flowers were exceptionally pretty, of classic form and a beautiful dark blood red.