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Joseph's Coat is a popular variety of Rose, which belongs to the Rosa genus (Rosa 'Joseph's Coat'). Joseph's Coat is a patented hybrid variety. Blooms appear in these approximate colours:   Cerise red and   Golden yellow and   Coral red. When mature, blooms are roughly 10.0 cm (that's 3.9 inches in imperial) in diameter.The mature flowers take a Semi-double form, with an approximate petal count of 23. Leaves appear approximately as a   Ao green and   Sap green colour.

Joseph’s Coat is a climbing Floribunda rose that produces reddish, large blooms of approx 23 – 28 petals (4 inches diameter) arranged in small clusters with a slight fragrance. It can occasionally repeat bloom later in the season.

The bush itself is quite compact and can be a good match for a gate frame or porch.

Joseph's Coat grows as a Perennial and is a Flower. Being a Perennial, it tends to grow best over several years (approx 3 years and greater). Joseph's Coat is known for its Climbing habit and growing to a height of approximately 2.80 metres (9.10 feet). This variety tends to bloom in mid spring.

United States is believed to be where Joseph's Coat originates from.

Joseph's Coat 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.

This variety plant info is provided by the myfolia gardener's wiki. All details about Joseph's Coat have been kindly provided by our members.

How to grow Joseph's Coat

  • Partial Sun

  • Medium

Can be used for cut flower, garden or pillar. Vigorous. a good subject for pegging. Disease susceptibility: susceptible to blackspot , susceptible to Mildew, susceptible to rust . 1

Plant in a location that enjoys partial sun and remember to water moderately. Keep in mind when planting that Joseph's Coat is thought of as very hardy, so this plant will tend to survive through freezing conditions. Use USDA Hardiness Zone 4 - 10 as your guideline for the appropriate climate for this plant. Ensure your soil is loamy and has a ph of between 4.5 and 8.0 as Rose is a moderately acidic soil to weakly alkaline soil loving plant.

Growing Joseph's Coat from seed

As a hybrid variety, this plant will not reliably grow true to type from seed.

Transplanting Joseph's Coat

Ensure that temperatures are mild and all chance of frost has passed before planting out, as Joseph's Coat is a very hardy plant.

Harvesting Joseph's Coat

Joseph's Coat Patent Information

Bred by David L. Armstrong (United States, 1964). Bred by Herbert C. Swim (United States, 1964).

‘Buccaneer’ x ‘Circus’

May be expired.2

Rose Joseph's Coat Etymology

’Joseph’s Coat’ is a reference to the multi-colored coat worn by the biblical Joseph.

Misspellings of Rose 'Joseph's Coat'

Josephs Coat

Latest Rose 'Joseph's Coat' Reviews

  • This climbing rose is a prolific, heavy bloomer, with pretty, color-changing roses. They are not very fragrant however, and the rose gets some blackspot and rust. These diseases do not appear to slow it down.

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