(Pronounced: VIN-cent GOD-siff)
'Vincent Godsif' is an exceptional landscape plant that is covered with luminous rosy-red blooms throughout the growing season.
The blooms of 'Vincent Godsif' have bright golden stamens and occasional small streaks of while.
'Vincent Godsif' buds are small and bright rosy red. The sepals are short - just long enough to cover the bud.
'Vincent Godsif' is a prolific and continuous bloomer. The flowers occur on short stems, singly or in clusters.
'Vincent Godsif' is one of thebest of the Bermuda Mystery Roses. It blooms continuously with small (2"), semi-double (10 petals), medium red, non-fragrant flowers throughout the growing season. The flowers are actually almost "Hot Pink"
It forms an upright bushy shrub with such a prolific bloom that it simply puts the other roses in the garden to shame. It is spectacular when used as a low hedge or in mass plantings. But a single specimen will turn the heads of visitors.
The date and origin of 'Vincent Godsif' is unknown but it is well established in Bermuda.
Unknown [ Bermuda ]
|PLANT SIZE |
Height: 3 ' to 4 ' Width: 3 ' to 3 '
'Vincent Godsif' makes an upright twiggy plant that grows 3' to 4' high and 3' wide.
The foliage is medium to dark green, and serrated.
C - Continuous. 'Vincent Godsif' starts blooming in April in the Texas Hill Country and blooms more or less continuously throughout the growing season.
| Flower Size: 2.00" to 2.00" Cluster Size: 1 to 3 Petal Count: 10 to 10 |
'Vincent Godsif' flowers are medium small (2"), semi-double (10 petals), cupped, and occur in large clusters.
MR- Medium Red. 'Vincent Godsif' blooms are a bright luminous rosy-red with just a tinge of pink.
|COLOR VARIATION:|| |
NF - Not Fragrant. 'Vincent Godsif' has no detectable fragrance.
Globose; Orange-Red; 3/8". 'Vincent Godsif' has a very impressive display of small, spherical, orange-red hips in the fall.
Zones 7 - 9
'Vincent Godsif' is a very rewarding and trouble free plant. It tolerates poorer soils but prefers bright sun.
'Vincent Godsif' is easily propagated from cuttings.
'Vincent Godsif' is particularly dramatic in mass plantings or as a specimen contrasting with pale colored plants.
'Vincent Godsif' is one of the Bermuda Mystery roses. It is well established there, but its origin and date of introduction are not known.
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