'Pioneer Spirit' rose Description
Photo courtesy of Rozanna Tamplin's Garden
Medium pink Large-Flowered Climber.
Registration name: Pioneer Spirit
Exhibition name: Pioneer Spirit
Climber, Large-Flowered Climber. Pioneer.
Pink. Moderate fragrance. 41 petals. Average diameter 3.25". Large, very full (41+ petals), cluster-flowered, in small clusters, old-fashioned bloom form. Continuous (perpetual) bloom throughout the season.
Tall, climbing. Large, semi-glossy, dark green foliage.
Height of 6' to 8' (185 to 245 cm).
USDA zone 5b through 9b. Can be used for garden or pillar. Remove spent blooms to encourage re-bloom. Prune lightly until this rose gets established (about two years), then prune it back by about a third.. Remove unproductive wood every third year or so.