Cary Grant Rose flowers
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Height: 5 feet
Spread: 4 feet
Hardiness Zone: 6b
Group/Class: Hybrid Tea Rose
Masses of large shapely, luminescent orange blooms emerge from attractive pointed buds all season; blooms gently fade to a soft peach-cream color while releasing a medium spicy fragrance; excellent for foundations, massing, or containers
Cary Grant Rose features showy fragrant orange flowers with gold eyes at the ends of the branches from late spring to early fall. The flowers are excellent for cutting. It has dark green deciduous foliage. The glossy oval compound leaves do not develop any appreciable fall color. The fruits are showy red hips displayed from mid to late fall.
Cary Grant Rose is a multi-stemmed deciduous shrub with an upright spreading habit of growth. 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 is a high maintenance shrub that will require regular care 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;
Cary Grant Rose is recommended for the following landscape applications;
Planting & Growing
Cary Grant Rose will grow to be about 5 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, and is suitable for planting under power lines. 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 highly tolerant of urban pollution and will even thrive in inner city environments. This particular variety is an interspecific hybrid.