'Pinnacle' rose Description
Photo courtesy of Cliff's High Desert Garden Archival Dec, 2011 last updated 101812
Red blend Floribunda.Registration name: BENiowaExhibition name:
White, red edges, red blending. Flowers white edged with scarlet red upper, silver reverse.. None to mild fragrance. 16 to 35 petals. Average diameter 2.5". Small to medium, very double, cluster-flowered, in small clusters, classic hybrid tea bloom form. Blooms in flushes throughout the season. Medium buds.
Medium, compact. Medium, semi-glossy, medium green foliage.
USDA zone 6b through 9b (default). Can be used for beds and borders, container rose, cut flower or garden. Vigorous. Disease susceptibility: disease resistant. Remove spent blooms to encourage re-bloom. 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.