Discussion in 'Trees, Shrubs and Roses' started by Petronius, Dec 2, 2018.
What is your favorite rose?
@Petronius mines my beauty in the back garden..never having a large variety..."A whiter shade of pale"-Scented.
@Gail-Steman, The "A whiter shade of pale" rose is outstanding.
Mines still in full growth..weird for the time of year
@Gail-Steman, Is "A winter shade of pale" rose a floribunda rose?
@Petronius it's a (Peafanfare) and here's the details on the actual rose.
"'A Whiter Shade Of Pale' Bush Rose - Bare-root A hybrid tea with large, blushed white flowers and a strong scent. 'A Whiter Shade Of Pale' has been awarded the Award of Garden Merit given by the Royal Horticultural Society (RHS), which helps gardeners make informed choices about plants. Characteristics Flower Colour: pale pink Flowering Period: repeat flowering Flower Type: double Scent: strong Height on Arrival: varies depending on time of year and pruning. Height usually between 15-60cm (6-24ins) Comes in a: plastic bag - bare-root Approx. Growth Height and Spread: 100cm x 150cm (3'3" x 4'11") Disease Resistance: medium RHS Award of Garden Merit The Award of Garden Merit or AGM is an award made to garden plants by the British Royal Horticultural Society after a period of assessment by the appropriate committees of the Society. Awards are made annually after plant trials (which may last for one or more years, depending on the type of plant being trialled) at RHS Garden, Wisley and other RHS gardens, or after observation of plants in specialist collections. This is intended to judge the plants' performance for conditions in the UK. These roses are in a dormant state ready for immediate planting. The roots have been dipped in a water retaining gel and are enclosed in a plastic bag to keep them moist. The shoots have been cut back to prevent your rose plant rocking in the wind after planting. A further pruning will be required in early spring. Each plant comes with full planting and care instructions."
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