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'Prairie Star' rose Description
'Prairie Star' rose photo
Photo courtesy of Marina's Rose Garden. Amelia, Virginia
Availability:
Commercially available
HMF Ratings:
32 favorite votes.  
Average rating: EXCELLENT-.  
ARS:
Light yellow Shrub.
Registration name: Prairie Star
Origin:
Bred by Dr. Griffith J. Buck (United States, 1975).
Class:
Shrub.  Buck Roses Collection.  
Bloom:
Yellow, pink undertones.  Flowers pale chrome-yellow, tinted pink.  Moderate, fruity, green apple fragrance.  50 to 60 petals.  Average diameter 3.75".  Large, double (17-25 petals), cupped, quartered bloom form.  Blooms in flushes throughout the season.  Pointed, ovoid buds.  
Habit:
Medium, upright.  Dark green, leathery foliage.  
Height of 4' (120 cm).  Width of 3' to 4' (90 to 120 cm).
Growing:
USDA zone 4b through 10b.  Can be used for cut flower or garden.  Disease susceptibility: very disease resistant.  
Notes:
Heirloom Old Garden Roses says Prairie Star has cupped, yellow tinted pink flowers that appear in clusters of 1 to 15.


Sam Kedem says this rose is certain to win trophies.

 
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