'City of Belfast ®' rose Description
Photo courtesy of Patricia Routley
Orange or orange-red Floribunda.
Exhibition name: City of Belfast ®
Orange or orange-red. Orange scarlet, unfading. Mild fragrance. Double (17-25 petals), in large clusters, ruffled bloom form. Blooms in flushes throughout the season.
Short, armed with thorns / prickles, bushy. Glossy, medium green foliage.
Height of up to 3' (up to 90 cm). Width of up to 2' (up to 60 cm).
USDA zone 6b and warmer. Flowers drop off cleanly. rain tolerant. Disease susceptibility: very disease resistant. Spring Pruning: Remove old canes and dead or diseased wood and cut back canes that cross. In warmer climates, cut back the remaining canes by about one-third. In colder areas, you'll probably find you'll have to prune a little more than that.
City of Belfast - 62/2221. Nicknamed The Sash