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Neil Diamond Rose

Rosa 'WEKdereroro'

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Neil Diamond Rose (Rosa 'WEKdereroro') at Ashcombe Farm & Greenhouses

Rosa 'Neil Diamond' flowers

Rosa 'Neil Diamond' flowers

(Photo courtesy of Weeks Roses)

Height:  5 feet

Spread:  4 feet

Sunlight:  full sun 

Hardiness Zone:  4a

Group/Class:  Hybrid Tea Rose

Description:

A stunning variety with hot pink-red blooms striped with white and an intense, sweet classic rose fragrance; excellent for cutting; blooms in flushes throughout the season

Ornamental Features

Neil Diamond Rose features showy fragrant white flowers with red streaks at the ends of the branches from late spring to mid fall. The flowers are excellent for cutting. It has green foliage throughout the season. The glossy oval compound leaves do not develop any appreciable fall color. The fruit is not ornamentally significant.

Landscape Attributes

Neil Diamond 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. Gardeners should be aware of the following characteristic(s) that may warrant special consideration;

  • Spiny

Neil Diamond Rose is recommended for the following landscape applications;

  • Mass Planting
  • Hedges/Screening
  • General Garden Use

Planting & Growing

Neil Diamond 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 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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Characteristics
Massing  Screening  Garden 
Applications
Flowers  Attracts Wildlife 
Ornamental Features