'Countess of Wessex' rose Description
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White, near white or white blend Shrub.Registration name: BeacreamExhibition name:
Countess of Wessex
White or white blend. Creamy yellow buds opening tto off-white. Strong fragrance. Average diameter 4.75". Large, cluster-flowered, in large clusters bloom form. Blooms in flushes throughout the season.
Medium, upright. Medium, dark green foliage.
Height of up to 4' (up to 120 cm).
USDA zone 6b through 9b (default). Can be used for cut flower, garden or hedge. 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.