'Quietness' rose Description
Photo courtesy of Beth's Northern CA Rose Garden
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Light pink Shrub.
Registration name: Quietness
Exhibition name: Quietness
Shrub. Buck Roses Collection.
Light pink. Strong fragrance. 41 petals. Average diameter 4". Large, very full (41+ petals), cluster-flowered, in small clusters bloom form. Blooms in flushes throughout the season.
Tall, spreading. Medium, semi-glossy, medium green foliage.
Height of 4' to 5' (120 to 150 cm).
USDA zone 5a through 9b. Can be used for beds and borders, cut flower, garden, landscape or shrub. Disease susceptibility: very disease resistant, very mildew 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.
Good disease resistance to blackspot and powdery mildew; tolerant of partial shade.
Ploidy information provided courtesy of David Zlasak.