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'Earth Song' rose Description
'Earth Song' rose photo
Photo courtesy of Rebecca
Availability:
Commercially available
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HMF Ratings:
58 favorite votes.  
Average rating: EXCELLENT.  
ARS:
Deep pink Grandiflora.
Registration name: Earth Song
Origin:
Bred by Dr. Griffith J. Buck (United States, 1975).
Class:
Grandiflora, Hybrid Tea.  Buck Roses Collection.  
Bloom:
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.  
Habit:
Bushy, upright.  Glossy, dark green, leathery foliage.  
Height of 4' (120 cm).  
Growing:
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.  
Notes:
Introduced by Iowa State University in 1975
 
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