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'Alister Clark' rose Description
'Alister Clark (floribunda, Newman 1990)' rose photo
Photo courtesy of Margaret Furness
Availability:
Commercially available
HMF Ratings:
16 favorite votes.  
Average rating: GOOD+.  
ARS:
Light pink Floribunda.
Registration name: Alister Clark
Origin:
Discovered by Laurie Newman (Australia, 1990).
Introduced in Australia by Reliable Roses in 1993 as 'Alister Clark'.
Class:
Floribunda, Polyantha.  
Bloom:
Light pink.  Strong fragrance.  40 to 50 petals.  Average diameter 3.25".  Very full (41+ petals) bloom form.  Blooms in flushes throughout the season.  
Habit:
Height of 2' to 35" (60 to 90 cm).  Width of 2' to 39" (60 to 100 cm).
Growing:
USDA zone 6b and warmer.  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.  
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