Rose Buck Carefree Beauty




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