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Pink Home Run Rose flowers
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Height: 4 feet
Spread: 4 feet
Hardiness Zone: 4a
Group/Class: Shrub Rose
A reliable shrub rose, producing stunning pure pink blooms; good vigor and excellent disease resistance; all roses need full sun and well-drained soil
Pink Home Run Rose features showy lightly-scented pink flowers at the ends of the branches from mid spring to early fall. The flowers are excellent for cutting. It has green foliage throughout the season. The oval compound leaves do not develop any appreciable fall colour. The fruit is not ornamentally significant.
Pink Home Run Rose is a multi-stemmed deciduous shrub with a mounded form. Its average texture blends into the landscape, but can be balanced by one or two finer or coarser trees or shrubs for an effective composition.
This shrub will require occasional maintenance and upkeep, and is best pruned in late winter once the threat of extreme cold has passed. Gardeners should be aware of the following characteristic(s) that may warrant special consideration;
Pink Home Run Rose is recommended for the following landscape applications;
- Mass Planting
- General Garden Use
Planting & Growing
Pink Home Run Rose will grow to be about 4 feet tall at maturity, with a spread of 4 feet. It tends to fill out right to the ground and therefore doesn't necessarily require facer plants in front. It grows at a fast rate, and under ideal conditions can be expected to live for approximately 20 years.
This shrub should only be grown in full sunlight. It does best in average to evenly moist conditions, but will not tolerate standing water. It is not particular as to soil type or pH. It is somewhat tolerant of urban pollution. This particular variety is an interspecific hybrid.