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'Countryman' rose Description
'Countryman' rose photo
Photo courtesy of Kaye Kettrey's Rose Garden
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Average rating: EXCELLENT-.  
Pink blend Shrub.
Registration name: Countryman
Bred by Dr. Griffith J. Buck (United States, 1978).
Shrub.  Buck Roses Collection.  
Pink blend.  Flowers light rose-bengal.  Moderate fragrance.  Average diameter 4.5".  Full (26-40 petals) bloom form.  Blooms in flushes throughout the season.  Ovoid buds.  
Bushy, spreading, upright.  Large, dark green, leathery foliage.  
Height of 3' to 4' (90 to 120 cm).  Width of 4' (120 cm).
USDA zone 4b through 9b.  Can be used for cut flower, garden or ground cover.  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..  
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