Grateful Heart® Hybrid Tea Rose

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Proud to support the American Heart Association's® Life Is Why We Give™ campaign

Rose of the Year 2017

These huge, perfectly sculpted hybrid tea roses are not only beautiful and subtly fragrant, Grateful Heart® Hybrid Tea Rose is named in honor of the American Heart Association. So while you grow and enjoy these magnificent blooms, you are also helping to bring awareness to the world's foremost killer: cardiovascular disease.

Grateful Heart® Hybrid Tea Rose is particularly appropriate to represent the AHA's good work. The 30 petals on these fully double blooms are bright red, set atop 14- to 18-inch stems above lush dark green foliage. These flowers open from pointed ovoid buds to spread 5 inches wide. Unforgettable in the garden, Grateful Heart® Hybrid Tea Rose are simply breathtaking when massed in the vase.

And Grateful Heart® Hybrid Tea Rose is as robust and long-lived as its strong presence suggests. Fully hardy through zone 5 in the north, Grateful Heart® Hybrid Tea Rose can be grown in regions of zone 4 as well with good winter protection. Nicely branched, upright, and naturally symmetrical, Grateful Heart® Hybrid Tea Rose is an impressive presence in the sunny border at 5 feet tall and 4 feet wide.

The offspring of Rose 'Moonstone,' Grateful Heart® Hybrid Tea Rose (cultivar name 'JACmoonsee') has inherited its parent's soft, rich coloring and slightly recurved petal tips. The reverse of each petal is a lighter red to deep pink, and the clove-influenced fragrance is discernable only at close range, or in a large indoor arrangement of blooms. The beauty of Grateful Heart® Hybrid Tea Rose is pervasive, and it is a rose you will admire anew each year, finding new merits in its blooms.

All of us know someone who has been touched in some way by cardiovascular disease, and Grateful Heart® Hybrid Tea Rose enables us to honor their struggle while also contributing to the progress in the field. Grow this rose in memory of loved ones and in the passionate determination to create a brighter future for all.

NOTE: Tree and patio roses are hardy to Zone 6 regardless of the rose variety grafted to their tops.

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Genus Rosa
Variety 'JACmoonsee'
Zone 4 - 9
Bloom Start to End Late Spring - Late Fall
Habit Upright
Height 5 ft
Width 4 ft
Bloom Size 5 in
Petal Count 30
Additional Characteristics Bloom First Year, Free Bloomer, Repeat Bloomer
Bloom Color Light Pink, Red
Bud Shape Ovoid, Pointed
Flower Shape Double, High-centered
Foliage Color Dark Green
Fragrance Clove, Light, Spicy
Light Requirements Full Sun
Moisture Requirements Moist,  well-drained
Soil Tolerance Normal,  loamy
Uses Landscapes, Beds, Cut Flowers
Restrictions *Due to state restrictions we cannot ship to the following:
Idaho, Canada, Guam, Hawaii, Puerto Rico, Virgin Islands

Product Review Summary

Based on 2 reviews
The average rating for this product is 5 out of 5 stars
Overall Rating: 5.0/5.0

Customer Reviews

October 09, 2019

beautiful!

This shopper rated the product 5 out of 5 stars

Planted this spring. I have had lots of large beautiful roses. This rose is so beautiful, I have photos but see no way to post them here.

redrose4uc from NC
May 16, 2018

Beautiful big rose

This shopper rated the product 5 out of 5 stars

I planted it last year, this year it gives lots of flowers like pictures. Each flower has long stem, and can survive in vase for a couple of days. The only downside is no fragrance.

Rosefun from CA

Choosing Your Roses

Bare root roses are the most common form of roses for spring and early season planting, and come in two types: grafted and own root.

Grafted Bare root Roses
Own root Bare root Roses

Grafted roses, sometimes referred to as budded bare root roses, have roots that belong to a different variety of rose than the shoots. While the shoots will grow into the variety of rose you've selected, the root variety has been specially grown and developed for hardiness, improved resistance to common diseases, and improved resistance to certain weather conditions. The roots on any grafted rose you receive are usually already two years old, so they'll establish in your garden more quickly when planted.

Own root roses are grown from rose shoot cuttings and develop their own root system. Unlike grafted roses, both their roots and shoots come from the same variety of plant.


All Jackson & Perkins bare root roses are maintained in a suspended state of growth in our state-of-the-art wet cooler, so they'll be delivered to you with no foliage or blooms. The wet cooler has a uniform storage temperature set just above freezing and uses a fog system to provide consistent humidity of 100%, ensuring the roses remain fully hydrated and don't exit dormancy before leaving our facility. While you might see some variance in size, even within the same variety of bare root rose, all our roses meet the same rigorous standards of quality.

So, not sure which type of bare root rose you should choose? Don't worry, we've got that covered. We've researched which varieties of bare root roses grow better as grafted or own root, and both types can be planted in the early spring months, so just choose the variety of rose you're most interested in and get planting.

Though you might be surprised or intimidated when you receive a box of bare root roses filled with roots and shoots, rest assured, with the proper care, these little bundles will grow into stunning roses.


Container Roses

Container Roses

Container roses are typically available in 2-quart sizes or larger and come with established foliage that may or may not have blooms. While bare root roses should generally be planted in early spring, container roses allow you quite a bit more flexibility in planting time, from spring all the way through fall in many zones. Fall can be a good season to plant container roses because it allows them enough time to establish themselves before cold or freezing temperatures arrive.


Jackson and Perkins One Year Roses

What to Expect

If this is the first time your are planting a bare root rose, you may be surprised by their brown roots and dormant stem. However, bare root roses provide the easiest and fastest way of planting roses without the concern of transplant shock.

Bare root roses may appear to be dead upon arrival, but the plants actually have the advantage of being able to focus their energies on strong root development rather than having to support an extensive and stressful growth of leaves right after planting.

Bare root roses are the best option for early-season planting. In fact, late winter is the best time to plant. Our bare root roses are fully established plants that meet the highest industry standards. They arrive dormant, which makes them ideal for planting. The roots get to acclimate to native soil, as opposed to the packaged soil. Of course, since they are not in soil when you get them, there's no mess to contend with.

Bareroot Roses

You can plant your bare root roses earlier in the growing season, since there are no leaves to get nipped back by frost. They can typically be planted as early as six weeks before your area's last frost date in the spring and no later than two weeks after that average date. Since they don't have to provide water to leaves or flowers, they usually establish faster than those that arrive in containers.

Due to the nature of plants and the fact that some are younger than others, there will be some variance in the size of our bareroot roses. However, they have all gone through the same quality inspections in order to make sure they meet the high standards we expect from all of our roses.

Gold Standard Stamp of Approval

Each Jackson and Perkins rose is individually inspected and graded to meet our standards for shape, viability, fragrance, and disease resistance.

Jackson and Perkins Exclusive Preservation Process

Our roses are maintained in a suspended state of growth utilizing a state-of-the-art wet cooler. By providing a uniform storage temperature just above freezing and employing a fog system to provide a consistent humidity of 100%, we are able to ensure that each of our roses remains fully hydrated and does not come out of its dormancy before leaving our facility. Bare root roses ordered elsewhere often arrive dry and shriveled. Through our exclusive preservation process, Jackson and Perkins is able to provide a fully hydrated premium bare root rose. Prior to entering the shipping container, we carefully wrap the root system to preserve the moisture and to provide a top-quality rose that is in optimal planting condition.

Gold Standard Stamp of Approval

Our Superior Bare Root Rose Growing Process

Our roses are hand budded by professional rose budders to ensure you receive a true-to-variety quality rose. This takes a special skill. These professional hand budders make sure the bud union lives and the rose plant becomes the premium Jackson and Perkins rose variety desired.

At the end of the rose growth cycle, when the rose plant has hardened off and is ready to be harvested, the roses are hand selected according to our top-quality Jackson and Perkins rose standards.

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