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Dick Clark Rose

Rosa 'Dick Clark'

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Dick Clark Rose (Rosa 'Dick Clark') at Ashcombe Farm & Greenhouses

Rosa 'Dick Clark' flowers

Rosa 'Dick Clark' flowers

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Height:  4 feet

Spread:  4 feet

Sunlight:  full sun 

Hardiness Zone:  5b

Group/Class:  Grandiflora Rose

Description:

An extraordinary variety producing cherry-pink blooms with cream reverses and a hint of yellow that will blush burgundy red in the sun; hardy and highly disease resistant, this selection is an all around garden shrub

Ornamental Features

Dick Clark Rose features bold fragrant hot pink flowers with buttery yellow overtones and a creamy white reverse at the ends of the branches from late spring to early fall, which emerge from distinctive dark red flower buds. The flowers are excellent for cutting. It has dark green foliage throughout the season. The glossy oval compound leaves turn yellow in fall. The fruit is not ornamentally significant. The spiny brick red bark adds an interesting dimension to the landscape.

Landscape Attributes

Dick Clark 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

Dick Clark Rose is recommended for the following landscape applications;

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

Planting & Growing

Dick Clark 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.

 
 
Hardiness Zone Plant Height Minimum Sunlight
Characteristics
Accent  Massing  Screening  Garden 
Applications
Flowers  Bark 
Ornamental Features