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Rosa 'Dark Night' (Hybrid Tea Rose)

Rose 'Dark Night', Rosa 'Black Gold', Rosa 'Dark Knight', Rosa 'Eddy Mitchell', Rosa 'Meirysett' PP21071, Rosa 'The RSL Rose', Rosa 'Garden Director Bartje Miller', Hybrid Tea Roses, Shrub Roses


Very floriferous, Rosa 'Dark Night' is a catchy Hybrid Tea rose with large, 4 in. across (10 cm), full (27 petals), dark velvet red, almost black flowers, adorned with creamy-yellow reverses that add luminosity. Lightly fragrant, they are borne mostly solitary and bloom continuously from spring to fall. Their high-centered buds open to form delightful cup-like blooms on the dark green and very glossy foliage. Bushy, upright, handsomely shaped, this beautiful shrub can be used for bed and borders, as a cut flower, or in an exhibition or garden. Above average disease resistance and heat tolerance.

  • Grows up to 4-6 ft. tall (120-180 cm) with a 3-4 ft. spread (90-120 cm).
  • Best grown in full sun, in rich, fertile with adequate moisture, well-drained soils.
  • An excellent choice for beds and borders or containers. Great cut flowers.
  • Spring Pruning: Remove old canes and dead or diseased wood and cut back canes that cross. In warmer climates, cut back the remaining canes by about one-third. In colder areas, you'll probably find you'll have to prune a little more than that.
  • Bred by Alain Meilland (1940-....) (France, 2008).

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Requirements

Hardiness 5 – 9
Heat Zones 5 – 9
Climate Zones 6, 7, 8, 9, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24, H1, H2
Plant Type Roses
Plant Family Rosa - Hybrid Tea Roses, Rosa - Shrub Roses, Rosa - Roses
Exposure Full Sun
Season of Interest Spring (Late)
Summer (Early,Mid,Late)
Fall
Height 4' – 6' (120cm – 180cm)
Spread 3' – 4' (90cm – 120cm)
Spacing 48" (120cm)
Water Needs Average
Maintenance Average
Soil Type Chalk, Clay, Loam, Sand
Soil pH Acid, Alkaline, Neutral
Soil Drainage Moist but Well-Drained, Well-Drained
Characteristics Cut Flowers, Fragrant, Showy
Attracts Butterflies
Garden Uses Beds and Borders, Hedges and Screens, Patio and Containers
Garden Styles City and Courtyard, Informal and Cottage, Traditional Garden

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Requirements

Hardiness 5 – 9
Heat Zones 5 – 9
Climate Zones 6, 7, 8, 9, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24, H1, H2
Plant Type Roses
Plant Family Rosa - Hybrid Tea Roses, Rosa - Shrub Roses, Rosa - Roses
Exposure Full Sun
Season of Interest Spring (Late)
Summer (Early,Mid,Late)
Fall
Height 4' – 6' (120cm – 180cm)
Spread 3' – 4' (90cm – 120cm)
Spacing 48" (120cm)
Water Needs Average
Maintenance Average
Soil Type Chalk, Clay, Loam, Sand
Soil pH Acid, Alkaline, Neutral
Soil Drainage Moist but Well-Drained, Well-Drained
Characteristics Cut Flowers, Fragrant, Showy
Attracts Butterflies
Garden Uses Beds and Borders, Hedges and Screens, Patio and Containers
Garden Styles City and Courtyard, Informal and Cottage, Traditional Garden

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