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John Franklin - Modern Shrub Rose

John Franklin

Modern Shrub. Bred by Svejda in Canada in 1980.
Rose Photo
Use:
 
Container, Border
Color:
 
Rose
Form:
 
Double
Fragrance:
 
Slight
Remontance:
 
Good Continuity
Abundance:
 
Moderate
Bloom Size:
 
Modest (2-4 in)
Cold Hardiness:
 
Zone 4 - 9
Height & Width:
 
2 ft x 3 ft
Recommendation:
 
Recommended

Comments John Franklin is a tough little rose. It produces large clusters of blossoms in crimson or cerise that tend to go very nicely with white, pink, and purple. It's vigorous, cold hardy, and disease resistant. It's definitely not a cutting rose, but it can be a great addition to a garden.