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Ketchup And Mustard Rose

Rosa 'WEKzazette'

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Ketchup And Mustard Rose (Rosa 'WEKzazette') at Marcum's Nursery

Ketchup And Mustard Rose flowers

Ketchup And Mustard Rose flowers

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Ketchup And Mustard Rose (Rosa 'WEKzazette') at Marcum's Nursery

Ketchup And Mustard Rose flower buds

Ketchup And Mustard Rose flower buds

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Height:  3 feet

Spread:  3 feet

Sunlight:  full sun 

Hardiness Zone:  5

Group/Class:  Floribunda Rose


Exciting blooms have deep red petals, backed with illuminating yellow reverses; the backdrop foliage is dark green and extremely glossy; makes a stunning visual impact along walkways, borders, and in containers

Ornamental Features

Ketchup And Mustard Rose features showy red flowers with a yellow reverse at the ends of the branches from late spring to mid fall. The flowers are excellent for cutting. It has dark green deciduous foliage. The glossy oval compound leaves do not develop any appreciable fall color.

Landscape Attributes

Ketchup And Mustard 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. It is a good choice for attracting bees to your yard. Gardeners should be aware of the following characteristic(s) that may warrant special consideration;

  • Spiny

Ketchup And Mustard Rose is recommended for the following landscape applications;

  • Mass Planting
  • Hedges/Screening
  • General Garden Use

Planting & Growing

Ketchup And Mustard Rose will grow to be about 3 feet tall at maturity, with a spread of 3 feet. It tends to fill out right to the ground and therefore doesn't necessarily require facer plants in front. It grows at a fast rate, and under ideal conditions can be expected to live for approximately 30 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 may require supplemental watering during periods of drought or extended heat. 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.

Hardiness Zone Plant Height Minimum Sunlight
Massing  Screening  Garden 
Flowers  Attracts Wildlife 
Ornamental Features