'Bucred' rose Description
Photo courtesy of Mike Gleason's Rose Gardens
Red blend Shrub.
Exhibition name: Bucred
Shrub. Buck Roses Collection.
Rose-red, lighter reverse, ages to deep pink . Flowers bright red. 1 to 5 blooms per cluster. Mild, sweet fragrance. 12 to 30 petals. Average diameter 3.25". Medium, semi-double to double, borne mostly solitary, cluster-flowered, in small clusters, cupped-to-flat bloom form. Continuous (perpetual) bloom throughout the season. Long, pointed, ovoid buds.
Bushy, upright, well-branched. Glossy, medium green, dense, leathery foliage.
Height of 35" to 4' 1" (90 to 125 cm).
USDA zone 5a through 9b. Can be used for beds and borders, cut flower or garden. Hardy. vigorous. flowers drop off cleanly. heat tolerant. produces decorative hips. rain tolerant. Disease susceptibility: disease resistant.
Although this rose was bred in 1977, per the US patent, it was patented and assigned to Iowa State University Research Foundation, Inc. (Ames, IA) in 1984.
A sibling of 'Prairie Clogger', but a different rose.