Rose Buck Carefree Beauty

 

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Carefree Beauty

Dr. Griffith Buck Shrub Rose

 

 

Origin:    Bred by Dr. Griffith J. Buck (United States, 1977); also Earthkind Rose

 

Color:   Light Rose

 

Approximate Size:    4 Foot by 4 Foot

 

Bloom:   Pink, ages to light pink, 15-24 petals

 

Fragrance:   Yes-mild apple

 

Shade Tolerant:   No – Needs Full Sun

Interesting Facts:  Very resistant to disease.  This is one of the most popular of Dr. Buck’s roses.   Needs little care and it blooms all the time.   Has lots of orange-red hips. Remove “spent” blooms to encourage heavier bloom.

Photo Courtesy:   Chamblee’s Rose Nursery