'Black Pearl' rose Description
Photo courtesy of Irina Shushakova
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Dark red. Flowers velvety dark red, well -formed. None to mild fragrance. up to 38 petals. Large, full (26-40 petals) bloom form. Blooms in flushes throughout the season.
Bushy. Matte foliage.
Height of up to 39" (up to 100 cm). Width of 20" to 2' (50 to 60 cm).
USDA zone 6b through 9b (default). Can be used for beds and borders, cut flower or garden. Vigorous. Protect tender new spring growth from hard freezes that may cause canker, die-back and death of the plant. . 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. Remove old canes and dead or diseased wood..
Black Pearl was removed from the Auckland Regional Botanic Gardens (ARBG) Display Trial because its PVR was not renewed.