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'Alice Amos' rose Description
'Alice Amos' rose photo
Photo courtesy of Patricia Routley
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Pink blend Floribunda.
Registration name: Alice Amos
Bred by Jan Spek Nurseries (Netherlands, 1922).
Introduced in Australia by Hazlewood Bros. Pty. Ltd. in 1924 as 'Alice Amos'.
Floribunda, Polyantha.  
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.
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