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Carefree Beauty Rose*

Rosa 'Carefree Beauty'

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Carefree Beauty Rose (Rosa 'Carefree Beauty') at Town And Country Gardens

Carefree Beauty Rose flowers

Carefree Beauty Rose flowers

(Photo courtesy of NetPS Plant Finder)

Carefree Beauty Rose (Rosa 'Carefree Beauty') at Town And Country Gardens

Carefree Beauty Rose flowers

Carefree Beauty Rose flowers

(Photo courtesy of NetPS Plant Finder)

* This is a "special order" plant - contact store for details

Height:  4 feet

Spread:  4 feet

Sunlight:  full sun 

Hardiness Zone:  4

Group/Class:  Buck Rose

Description:

A popular shrub rose that features abundant semi-double pink flowers in early summer, repeat-blooming; compact, upright habit, quite adaptable and resistant to disease, a valuable garden shrub; all roses need full sun and well-drained soil

Ornamental Features

Carefree Beauty Rose is blanketed in stunning lightly-scented pink flowers with yellow eyes 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 turn yellow in fall. The fruits are showy orange hips displayed from mid to late fall. The spiny brick red bark adds an interesting dimension to the landscape.

Landscape Attributes

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

  • Spiny

Carefree Beauty Rose is recommended for the following landscape applications;

  • Mass Planting
  • Hedges/Screening
  • General Garden Use

Planting & Growing

Carefree Beauty 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 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 somewhat tolerant of urban pollution. This particular variety is an interspecific hybrid.

 

* This is a "special order" plant - contact store for details

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

Disclaimer - This Plant Finder tool is an online resource representing many of the varieties that we carry over the course of the season, and is intended for informational purposes only. Inventory varies seasonally, so we cannot guarantee that every plant will be in stock at all times - please contact the store directly for availability. It does not include our entire inventory of plants, so be sure to visit our store to see varieties that may not be represented on this list.