"Bermuda's Thanksgiving Scarlet"

(Pronounced: Burr-MEW-dahz THANKS-giving SCAR-let)

ALSO KNOWN AS:

"Bermuda's Thanksgiving Scarlet"

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"Bermudas Thanksgiving Scarlet" is is a dark pink sport of "Bermuda's Kathleen". It appeared at the Peaceful Habitations Rose Gardens on Thanksgiving Day of 1988.

 

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"Bermudas Thanksgiving Scarlet" flowers are small (1-1/2") and single, with a small white eye and a small area of golden stamens at the center.

 

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"Bermuda's Thanksgiving Scarlet" starts blooming in early March in the Texas Hill Country, and blooms more or less continuously until frost.

 

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"Bermuda's Thanksgiving Scarlet" makes a moderately large, dense twiggy shrub, up to 5' high and 4' wide.

 

 
GENERAL
INFORMATION:

"Bermuda's Thanksgiving Scarlet" appeared spontaneously in our garden on Thanksgiving Day in 1998. It is a dark pink sport of "Bermuda's Kathleen" and is substantially identical to "Emmy Gray" . The growth habit is upright, bushy, and large.

The rosy pink small (1"), cupped, single (5 petals), blooms fade to dusty scarlet, and continuously coverthe plant throughout the growing season.The blooms are slightly fragrant and are followed by a wonderful autumn hips display.

 
BOTANICAL
GROUP:

Chinensi

 
GROUP:

Bermuda

 
CLASS:

Ch

 
SEED
PARENT:

 

POLLEN
PARENT:

 

BREEDER:

Sport of "Bermuda's Kathleen"  

INTRODUCED:

"Bermuda's Thanksgiving Scarlet" appeared at the Peaceful Habitations Rose Gardens on Thanksgiving Day of 1998. It is a sport of "Bermuda's Kathleen", and was introduced in 2001.  

DATE:

1998 [ United States ]  

PLANT SIZE
AND FORM:

Height:    5 '     to    6 '           Width:    3 '     to    3 '



"Bermuda's Thanksgiving Scarlet" forms a large, dense shrub up to 5' in height and 4' in width.  

FOLIAGE
DESCRIPTION:

The foliage is medium sized and rather narrow. It is medium green in shade.

 
FOLIAGE
FRAGRANCE:

None.  

BLOOM
FREQUENCY:

C - Continuous. "Bermuda's Thanksgiving Scarlet" starts blooming in early March in the Texas Hill Country, and blooms more or less continuously until frost.

 
BLOOM
DESCRIPTION:
Flower Size:    1.00"      to      1.50"           Cluster Size:    3      to      5           Petal Count:    5 to 5          

"Bermuda's Thanksgiving Scarlet" flowers are small (1-1/2") and single, with a small white eye and a small area of golden stamens at the center.

 
BLOOM
COLOR:

DP - Dark Pink. "Bermuda's Thanksgiving Scarlet" blooms are dark pink.

 
COLOR VARIATION:

None.  

FRAGRANCE:

NF - Not Fragrant. "Bermuda's Thanksgiving Scarlet" has no detectable fragrance.

 
HIPS:

Globose; Orange; .33". "Bermuda's Thanksgiving Scarlet" has a prolific display of small globular hips in the fall.

 
CLIMATE:

Zones 7 - 9  

CULTURE:

"Bermuda's Thanksgiving Scarlet" is a highly reliable and trouble free rose. It is quite vigorous and has no known disease problems. It tolerates poorer soils well.

 
PROPAGATION:

"Bermuda's Thanksgiving Scarlet" is easily propagated from cuttings.

 
OTHER
CHARACTERISTICS:


    ** Tolerant of poorer soils
    ** Worth growing for ornimental value of hips
    ** Suitable for hedging and fence rows
    ** Availability is limited  

ANECDOTAL
INFORMATION:
 
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