'Armada ®' rose Description
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Medium pink Shrub.Registration name: HARusefulExhibition name:
Pink, ages to lighter . Mild fragrance. 17 petals. Semi-double (9-16 petals), cluster-flowered, in large clusters bloom form. Blooms in flushes throughout the season.
Spreading. Medium, glossy, medium green foliage.
Height: 4' to 6' (120 to 185cm). Width: 30" to 4' (75 to 120cm).
USDA zone 5b through 9b. Produces decorative hips.
Patent status unknown (to HelpMeFind).
Apuldram's Roses say this rose has large clusters of semi-double clear rose pink flowers which give way to handsome hips in the autumn... it was named to commemorate the 400th anniversary of the Spanish Armada...
Wayside Gardens says Armada is widely grown in Europe. It has large clusters of rich rose pink, semidouble flowers that hold their color well even in hot, humid conditions... the foliage is extremely disease resistant...