'Campfire' rose Description
Photo courtesy of Margit Schowalter
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Floribunda. Canadian Artists Series.
Yellow, pink edges, ages to cream . None to mild, rose fragrance. 10 to 15 petals. Average diameter 3.25". Medium, semi-double (9-16 petals), borne mostly solitary, in small clusters bloom form. Blooms in flushes throughout the season.
Short, rounded, well-branched. Glossy, medium green foliage. 5 to 7 leaflets.
Height of 2' to 39" (60 to 100 cm). Width of 28" to 45" (70 to 115 cm).
USDA zone 2b and warmer. Can be used for beds and borders, container rose or garden. Very hardy. Disease susceptibility: disease resistant.
Campbell Davidson, listed as a hybridizer in the patent, was the Morden Experiment Station manager, not the rose hybridizer.
Canada - Patent No: 4471 on 22 Feb 2013
Application No: 11-7295 on 31 May 2011
You may see the patent at CA29
United States - Patent No: PP 24,435 on 13 May 2014 VIEW USPTO PATENT
Application No: US 13/573,187 on 29 Aug 2012
The new variety of shrub rose, ‘CA 29’, was selected by the Inventors from amongst 444 seedlings derived from a cross made in March 2003 between the female parent, ‘BAIhero’ (U.S. Plant Pat. No. 15,400) and the male parent, ‘Frontenac’ (U.S. Plant Pat. No. 9,210). ‘CA 29’ was selected as a single unique plant in September of 2005.
The name is from a painting of the same name (about 1916) by an influential Canadian landscape painter, Thomas John (Tom) Thomson (1877-1917).
Larry Dyck was the rose breeder at the Morden Experimental Station in 2003.
Introduced in 2015 by Bailey Nurseries as First Editions® Campfire Rose.
Reported to be growing and surviving in at least two Canadian locations in Zone 2b--in Beaverlodge, Alberta and Unity, Saskatchewan.