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John F Kennedy is part of the Rosa genus and is a Rose variety. Its scientific name is Rosa 'John F Kennedy'. John F Kennedy is a hybrid variety. Blooms appear in these approximate colours:   Floral white and   Antique white and   Ghost white. Leaves appear approximately as a   Office Green colour.

‘John F Kennedy’ is a double hybrid tea rose that produces white / off-white dense blooms (26-40 petals) with a strong fragrance.

This variety is a Flower that typically grows as an Perennial, which is defined as a plant that matures and completes its lifecycle over the course of three years or more. John F Kennedy is known for its Shrub habit and growing to a height of approximately 1.20 metres (3.90 feet).

United States is believed to be where John F Kennedy originates from.

John F Kennedy Rose needs a moderate amount of maintenance, so some level of previous experience comes in handy when growing this plant. Ensure that you are aware of the soil, sun, ph and water requirements for this plant and keep an eye out for pests.

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How to grow John F Kennedy

  • Partial Sun

  • Medium

Try to plant in a location that enjoys partial sun and remember to water moderately. Keep in mind when planting that John F Kennedy is thought of as very hardy, so this plant will survive though longer winters with little or no damage. Use USDA Hardiness Zone 4 - 11 as your guideline for the appropriate climate for this plant. John F Kennedy needs a loamy soil with a ph of 4.5 to 8.0 (moderately acidic soil to weakly alkaline soil).

Growing John F Kennedy from seed

‘John F Kennedy’ is a hybrid variety of rose; as such it will not reliably grow true to type from seed.

Transplanting John F Kennedy

Ensure that temperatures are mild and all chance of frost has passed before planting out, as John F Kennedy is a very hardy plant.

Harvesting John F Kennedy

John F Kennedy Patent Information

US Patent PP2,241 may have expired.

Rose John F Kennedy Etymology

Named after the former US president John Fitzgerald Kennedy.

Other Names for Rose 'John F Kennedy'

JFK, President John F Kennedy

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