'Simplicity ®' rose Description
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Medium pink Floribunda.Registration name: JACinkExhibition name:
Pink. None to mild fragrance. 14 to 20 petals. Average diameter 3.5". Medium, double (17-25 petals), cluster-flowered, in small clusters, flat bloom form. Prolific, blooms in flushes throughout the season. Long, pointed buds.
Medium, bushy, upright. Large, leathery foliage.
Height of 5' (150 cm).
USDA zone 6b and warmer. Can be used for beds and borders, garden, hedge or landscape. Vigorous. Disease susceptibility: disease resistant. 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. Requires spring freeze protection (see glossary - Spring freeze protection) . Can be grown in the ground or in a container (container requires winter protection).