'Earth Song' rose Description
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Deep pink Grandiflora.
Registration name: Earth Song
Grandiflora, Hybrid Tea. (Series: 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: 4' (120cm).
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.
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Introduced by Iowa State University in 1975