Mother Of Pearl Rose

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This remarkable variety produces gorgeous, pale pink blooms with deeper, rose-pink reverses and cream outer petals; perfect for cutting; little to no scent but excellent disease resistance and a stunning presentation

Mature Height: 4 feetMature Width: 3 feetLight: Full Sun
 

Attracts,Pollinators
Brand,
Brand,
Botanical Name,
Bulb Size,
Bulbs per Package,
Deer Resistant,
Evergreen or Deciduous,
Family,Rose
Family Name,
Bloom Time,Late Spring to Mid Fall
Foliage Color,Green
Genus,Rosa
Genus Name,
Weather,
Days to Emerge,
Days to Maturity,
Edible,
Features,
Growth Rate,Fast
Hardiness,
Hardiness Zone,5b
Harvest Season,
Landscape Uses,Accent, Massing, Screening, Garden
Light Needs,Full Sun
Mature Height,4 feet
Mature Width,3 feet
Prune Time,Late Winter Pruning
Self Pollinating,
Water Needs,Average to Moist
Waterwise,

 
 
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Essentials for Success

For flourishing plants, use potting soil for potted plants or planting mix for garden beds paired with Root Zone starter fertilizer is the perfect duo to foster robust root growth and minimize transplant shock.

Details

Mother Of Pearl 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 shrub will require occasional maintenance and upkeep, and is best pruned in late winter once the threat of extreme cold has passed. It is a good choice for attracting bees to your yard. It has no significant negative characteristics.

Mother Of Pearl Rose is recommended for the following landscape applications:

  • Accent
  • Mass Planting
  • Hedges/Screening
  • General Garden Use

Features

Mother Of Pearl Rose features showy shell pink flowers with creamy white overtones, gold eyes and a rose reverse at the ends of the branches from late spring to mid fall. The flowers are excellent for cutting. It has dark green foliage throughout the season. The glossy oval compound leaves do not develop any appreciable fall color. The fruit is not ornamentally significant.

Care

Planting & Growing

Mother Of Pearl Rose will grow to be about 4 feet tall at maturity, with a spread of 3 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 30 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.