'Earth Song' rose Description
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Deep pink Grandiflora.
Registration name: Earth Song
Grandiflora, Hybrid Tea. Buck Roses Collection.
Deep pink. Flowers Tyrian red to Tyrian rose. Strong fragrance. 25 to 30 petals. Average diameter 4.25". Large, full (26-40 petals), cupped bloom form. Blooms in flushes throughout the season. Long, pointed buds.
Bushy, upright. Glossy, dark green, leathery foliage.
Height of 4' (120 cm).
USDA zone 4b through 9b. Can be used for beds and borders, cut flower or garden. Heat tolerant. 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.
Introduced by Iowa State University in 1975