Hot Cocoa (Rosa 'WEKpaltley')-Hort Answers - University of Illinois Extension
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Hot Cocoa
Rosa 'WEKpaltley'

Floribunda rose with glossy green foliage and large 4-inch double blooms (petal count 25-30). Has a moderate fruity fragrance. 
Mature Height
3-4 Feet (width 4')
USDA Hardiness Zone
5 - 9 
Bloom Color
Bloom Season
June - September
Soil Conditions
Moist, Well-Drained
Exposure/Light Requirements
Full Sun
Pests and Problems

Environmental Damage

Insect Damage

Additional pests and problems that may affect this plant:

Very resistant to black spot
Additional Notes
Unique color that tends toward a chocolate/orange to dark red. Keep shrub pruned of old canes to maintain health and vigor of the plant.


Related Resources
Home, Yard & Garden Pest Guide
Illinois Commercial Landscape and Turfgrass Pest Management Handbook
U of IL - Distance Diagnosis through Digital Imaging
U of IL - Plant Clinic