Bonica - Weeks Rose

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BONICA

Shrub Rose

A very pretty, yet tough rose, bearing dainty clusters of flowers on a nice sturdy shrub
  • RHS Award of Garden Merit
  • Suitable for zones 4 - 10
  • the first shrub to win the AARS award

DETAILED DESCRIPTION



Bears dainty clusters of attractive, small to medium-sized, mid pink flowers. If they are not dead-headed they will be followed by a wonderful crop of bright red hips, which last long into the winter. It forms a nice, sturdy shrub with tidy, spreading growth and ample foliage. It is hardy, very healthy and extremely reliable, making it one of the most widely planted of all roses. 

GROWTH HABIT

‘Bonica’ forms a nice, sturdy shrub with tidy, spreading growth and ample foliage. It is hardy, has little disease and is extremely reliable, making it one of the most widely planted of all roses. A good choice for private gardens and for landscaping; it can be grown in beds and borders, in both formal and informal settings. It is also perfect for a large container.

AWARDS

AARS Winner 1987.

ROSE CHARACTERISTICS

 Rose Type

Shrub Rose

 Growth Habit

Spreading

 Color

Pure pink

 Fragrance Strength

Light

 Flowering

Very double blooms

 Flower Size

Small

 Disease Resistance

Good

 Height

2 - 5 ft

 Width

4 - 6 ft

 Hybridizer

Marie-Louise Meilland

 Year of Introduction

1987

 Introduced by

Conard-Pyle Co.

 Suitable for zones

Zones 4 - 10

 Petal Count

35 to 40