'Crocus Rose' Description
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White, near white or white blend Shrub.Registration name: AUSquest
Shrub. English Rose Collection.
White or white blend. Mild, tea fragrance. 41 petals. Average diameter 3.5". Medium, very full (41+ petals), cluster-flowered, in small clusters, rosette bloom form. Blooms in flushes throughout the season.
Tall, bushy. Medium, semi-glossy, medium green foliage.
Height of up to 47" (up to 120 cm). Width of 3' (90 cm).
USDA zone 6b through 9b (default). Can be used for cut flower or garden. Disease susceptibility: disease resistant, susceptible to Mildew. 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.
Named for 'The Crocus Trust', which has been set up to help sufferers affected by colon cancer.