Buck Rose Applejack

 

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Applejack

Dr. Griffith Buck Shrub Rose

Origin:   Bred by Dr. Griffith J. Buck (United States, 1973)

Color:   Medium Pink  

Approximate Size:    6 foot by 4 to 5 feet (As climber up to 9 feet)

Bloom:  Repeat blooming. Large single 3 12″ blooms of pink produced on an arching bush with mid-green foliage showing the texture of one of its parents, the wild rose ‘Rosa Laxa’. It’s a very vigorous upright bush with arching canes & may be grown as a short climber. 5-12 petals.  

Fragrance:   Slightly fragrant with the scent of apples and cloves.  

Shade Tolerant:   It is shade tolerant and makes a great showing even in dapple sun.

Interesting Facts:  One of Dr. Buck’s most popular roses. Can reach 9 feet as a climber.  

Photo Courtesy:   Heirloom Roses