'Alice Amos' rose Description
Photo courtesy of David Elliott
Pink blend Floribunda.
Registration name: Alice Amos
Pink, white center. Cherry pink or rosy cerise with white centre. Mild fragrance. Medium, single (4-8 petals), in large clusters bloom form. Continuous (perpetual) bloom throughout the season.
Armed with thorns / prickles.
Height of 2' to 3' (60 to 90 cm).
USDA zone 6b and warmer. Can be used for beds and borders. Hardy. vigorous. 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.
The white stamens of both 'Alice Amos' and 'American Pillar' both have the habit of curling over into a center ball as they age.