'Bonavista' rose Description
Photo courtesy of Margit Schowalter
Light pink Hybrid Rugosa.
Light pink. Strong fragrance. 20 petals. Average diameter 2". Medium, double (17-25 petals) bloom form. Prolific, blooms in flushes throughout the season. Ovoid buds.
Bushy, upright. Light green foliage.
USDA zone 4b and warmer. Can be used for cut flower or garden. Hardy. Protect tender new spring growth from hard freezes that may cause canker, die-back and death of the plant. . 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. Remove old canes and dead or diseased wood..
Brentwood Bay Nurseries says Bonavista has semi-double pink flowers. It can be used as a small climber.
Data confirmed by Dr. Felicitas Svejda.