Knock Out (Medium Shrub Rose)

knock out in bloom
Name: Knock Out
Height: 3-6′
Width/Spread: 3-6′
Light: Sun; will tolerate some light dappled shade.
Evergreen/Deciduous: SE
Seasonal Interest: Spring to frost
Color/Feature: Cherry red, single blossoms. New foliage dark maroon color. Mature foliage is dark green. Orange-red rose hips provide added winter interest.
EarthKindTM: Shrub
Maintenance: Prune back by 1/3 in late winter; prune lightly to promote more blooms in summer.
Botanical Name

& Comments:

Rosa ‘Knock Out’
Introduced in 2000. Designated an All American Rose Selection. No fragrance. Blooms are 3 to 3½ inches in diameter with 7-13 petals. NOTE: There are new varieties of the Knock Out® rose available but are not yet designated EarthKind™–Pink Double, Sunny, Double, Pink, Blushing and Rainbow.


Learn about other water-wise roses for Lubbock County, courtesy of Lubbock Master Gardener Association.