'Respect' rose Description
Photo courtesy of Sheldon, John & Robyn
Deep pink. Licorice fragrance. 26 to 32 petals. Exhibition bloom form. Spring or summer flush with scattered later bloom.
Height of 3' to 5' (90 to 150 cm). Width of 2' to 3' (60 to 90 cm).
USDA zone 6b through 9b (default). Heat tolerant. prefers full sun. requires full sun for best color. Disease susceptibility: disease resistant. Needs little care; relatively disease-free and quite hardy.
The cross was made by my daughter when she was 7 years old. It didn't germinate until the following year when she was 8. She turned 28 in 2009!
This rose is no longer available but the last I knew it was still being grown in some gardens in Chicago.