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'Rockwall Sesquicentennial' rose Description
'Rockwall Sesquicentennial' rose photo
Photo courtesy of Tammy-EastTN-6a
Availability:
Commercially available
HMF Ratings:
8 favorite votes.  
Average rating: GOOD+.  
ARS:
Light pink Shrub.
Registration name: Rockwall Sesquicentennial
Exhibition name: Rockwall Sesquicentennial
Origin:
Bred by Mike Shoup (United States, before 2000).
Introduced in United States by Antique Rose Emporium (Brenham, Texas) in 2000 as 'Rockwall Sesquicentennial'.
Class:
Shrub.   (Series: Pioneer)  
Bloom:
Light pink.  Moderate fragrance.  Average diameter 2.5".  Medium, very full (41+ petals), borne mostly solitary, old-fashioned bloom form.  Continuous (perpetual) bloom throughout the season.  
Habit:
Medium, compact.  Medium, semi-glossy, medium green foliage.  

Height: 2' to 3' (60 to 90cm).  
Growing:
USDA zone 5b through 9b.  Can be used for beds and borders, container rose, cut flower or garden.  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.  
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