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'Quietness' rose Description
'Quietness' rose photo
Photo courtesy of Beth's Northern CA Rose Garden
Availability:
Commercially available
HMF Ratings:
52 favorite votes.  
Average rating: EXCELLENT.  
ARS:
Light pink Shrub.
Registration name: Quietness
Exhibition name: Quietness
Origin:
Bred by Dr. Griffith J. Buck (United States).
Introduced in United States by Roses Unlimited in 2003 as 'Quietness'.
Class:
Shrub.  Buck Roses Collection.  
Bloom:
Light pink.  Strong fragrance.  41 petals.  Average diameter 4".  Large, very full (41+ petals), cluster-flowered, in small clusters bloom form.  Blooms in flushes throughout the season.  
Habit:
Tall, spreading.  Medium, semi-glossy, medium green foliage.  
Height of 4' to 5' (120 to 150 cm).  
Growing:
USDA zone 6b through 9b (default).  Can be used for beds and borders, cut flower, garden, landscape or shrub.  Disease susceptibility: very disease resistant, very mildew resistant.  Remove spent blooms to encourage re-bloom.  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.  
Breeder's notes:
Good disease resistance to blackspot and powdery mildew; tolerant of partial shade.
Ploidy:
Triploid
Parentage:
Notes:
Ploidy information provided courtesy of David Zlasak.
 
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