'Buccaneer' rose Description
Photo courtesy of Mike Gleason's Rose Gardens
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Medium yellow Grandiflora.
Registration name: Buccaneer
Exhibition name: Buccaneer
Yellow. Strong, tea fragrance. 30 to 38 petals. Medium to large, double (17-25 petals) bloom form. Blooms in flushes throughout the season.
Matte, dark green foliage.
Height of up to 4' (up to 120 cm).
USDA zone 6b and warmer. Disease susceptibility: very disease resistant. 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.
Mentioned in the American Rose Annual 1952 as one of the New Roses of the World.