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Country Dancer Rose

Rosa 'Country Dancer'

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Country Dancer Rose (Rosa 'Country Dancer') at Parkland Garden Centre

Country Dancer Rose flowers

Country Dancer Rose flowers

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Country Dancer Rose (Rosa 'Country Dancer') at Parkland Garden Centre

Country Dancer Rose flowers

Country Dancer Rose flowers

(Photo courtesy of NetPS Plant Finder)

Height:  4 feet

Spread:  4 feet

Sunlight:  full sun 

Hardiness Zone:  4

Group/Class:  Shrub Rose

Description:

This rosy-red variety is prized for its versitility, cold tolerance, long bloom season, and disease resistance; a vigorous garden shrub and proliforous bloomer, it will be a colorful focal point all season long

Ornamental Features

Country Dancer Rose is bathed in stunning lightly-scented pink flowers with white edges at the ends of the branches from late spring to late summer. The flowers are excellent for cutting. It has dark green foliage throughout the season. The oval compound leaves do not develop any appreciable fall colour. The fruit is not ornamentally significant. The spiny brick red bark adds an interesting dimension to the landscape.

Landscape Attributes

Country Dancer 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;

  • Disease
  • Spiny

Country Dancer Rose is recommended for the following landscape applications;

  • Mass Planting
  • Hedges/Screening
  • General Garden Use

Planting & Growing

Country Dancer Rose will grow to be about 4 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. It grows at a medium 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 somewhat tolerant of urban pollution. This particular variety is an interspecific hybrid.

 
 
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