'JON 8918' rose Description
Photo courtesy of Kathy Strong's Del Cerro Garden
Bred by Chris Jones
(United Kingdom, before 1994).
Introduced in United Kingdom by C & K Jones
in 2001 as 'Wonderful News'.
Red blend, white center. None / no fragrance. Semi-double (9-16 petals) bloom form. Blooms in flushes throughout the season.
Height of up to 16" (up to 40 cm). Width of up to 30" (up to 75 cm).
USDA zone 6b through 9b (default). Can be used for beds and borders or container rose. 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.