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Jude The Obscure Rose

Rosa 'Jude The Obscure'

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Jude The Obscure Rose (Rosa 'Jude The Obscure') at GardenWorks

Jude The Obscure Rose flowers

Jude The Obscure Rose flowers

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Height:  6 feet

Spread:  6 feet

Sunlight:  full sun 

Hardiness Zone:  5a

Group/Class:  Austin Rose

Description:

An outstanding rose with rich fully double peach-apricot flowers with a hint of yellow, that contrast exceptionally well with the green foliage; a relatively compact plant, blooms all season long once established; needs full sun and well-drained soil

Ornamental Features

Jude The Obscure Rose is clothed in stunning fragrant peach round flowers at the ends of the branches from late spring to late summer. The flowers are excellent for cutting. It has dark green foliage which emerges light green in spring. The glossy oval compound leaves do not develop any appreciable fall colour. The fruit is not ornamentally significant.

Landscape Attributes

Jude The Obscure Rose is a multi-stemmed deciduous shrub with an upright spreading habit of growth. Its average texture blends into the landscape, but can be balanced by one or two finer or coarser trees or shrubs for an effective composition.

This shrub will require occasional maintenance and upkeep, and is best pruned in late winter once the threat of extreme cold has passed. Gardeners should be aware of the following characteristic(s) that may warrant special consideration;

  • Spiny

Jude The Obscure Rose is recommended for the following landscape applications;

  • Mass Planting
  • Hedges/Screening
  • General Garden Use

Planting & Growing

Jude The Obscure Rose will grow to be about 6 feet tall at maturity, with a spread of 6 feet. It tends to fill out right to the ground and therefore doesn't necessarily require facer plants in front, and is suitable for planting under power lines. It grows at a fast rate, and under ideal conditions can be expected to live for approximately 20 years.

This shrub should only be grown in full sunlight. It does best in average to evenly moist conditions, but will not tolerate standing water. It is not particular as to soil type or pH. It is highly tolerant of urban pollution and will even thrive in inner city environments. This particular variety is an interspecific hybrid.

 
 
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Disclaimer - This Plant Database is an online catalog representing many of the varieties that we carry over the course of the season, and is intended for informational purposes only. Inventory varies seasonally, so we cannot guarantee that every plant will be in stock at all times - please contact your favourite GardenWorks location directly for current availability. It does not include our entire inventory of plants, so be sure to visit GardenWorks to see varieties that may not be represented on this list.