'June Bride' rose Description
Photo courtesy of Margaret Furness
White, near white or white blend Grandiflora.
Registration name: June Bride (Grandiflora, Shepherd, 1957)
Exhibition name: June Bride
Cream. Moderate fragrance. 30 petals. Average diameter 4". Large, full (26-40 petals), cluster-flowered, high-centered bloom form. Blooms in flushes throughout the season. Long, pointed buds.
Tall, upright. Leathery, wrinkled (rugose) foliage.
Height: 4'2" (125cm).
USDA zone 7b and warmer. 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. Requires spring freeze protection (see glossary - Spring freeze protection) .