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'Nearly Wild' rose Description
'Nearly Wild' rose photo
Photo courtesy of Bren's Garden
Availability:
Commercially available
HMF Ratings:
38 favorite votes.  
Average rating: GOOD+.  
ARS:
Medium pink Floribunda.
Registration name: Nearly Wild
Origin:
Bred by Brownell Family (United States, 1941).
Class:
Floribunda.  
Bloom:
Rose-pink, white center.  Mild, sweet fragrance.  5 petals.  Average diameter 3.5".  Medium, single (4-8 petals), cluster-flowered, in small clusters bloom form.  Prolific, continuous (perpetual) bloom throughout the season.  Small, long, pointed buds.  
Habit:
Bushy, compact.  
Height of 2' to 3' (60 to 90 cm).  Width of 2' to 3' (60 to 90 cm).
Growing:
USDA zone 4b and warmer.  Can be used for beds and borders, container rose, garden or ground cover.  Hardy.  heat tolerant.  Disease susceptibility: very disease 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.  
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