One of the best Shrub roses to come from the efforts of Dr. Griffith Buck–a man who dedicated his hybridizing toward achieving carefree roses that survive in cold climates. Large pleasant pink flowers always seem to grace the bushy full plant. The bright apple-green foliage is naturally disease resistant. And best of all,old man winter has to work overtime to do any damage.
Pink, ages to light pink . Strong, sweet fragrance. 15 to 20 petals. Average diameter 4.5″. Large, semi-double to double, cupped-to-flat bloom form. Continuous (perpetual) bloom throughout the season. Large buds.
Upright. Medium, medium green foliage.
Height of 4′ to 5′ (120 to 150 cm). Width of 4′ (120 cm).
Hybridizer: Dr. Griffith J. Buck (United States, 1977)
seed: Applejack x [[Dean Collins x Queen Elizabeth] x [Independence x Improved Lafayette]]
pollen: Prairie Princess