Shrub Rose, Buck Roses Collection
Rosa 'Quietness'

Family: Rosaceae (ro-ZAY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Rosa (RO-zuh) (Info)
Cultivar: Quietness
Hybridized by Buck
Registered or introduced: 2003
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Class:

Shrub

Height:

4-6 ft. (1.2-1.8 m)

Spacing:

36-48 in. (90-120 cm)

Hardiness:

USDA Zone 6b: to -20.5 C (-5 F)

USDA Zone 7a: to -17.7 C (0 F)

USDA Zone 7b: to -14.9 C (5 F)

USDA Zone 8a: to -12.2 C (10 F)

USDA Zone 8b: to -9.4 C (15 F)

USDA Zone 9a: to -6.6 C (20 F)

USDA Zone 9b: to -3.8 C (25 F)

Bloom Color:

Light pink (lp)

Bloom Shape:

Double

Flower Fragrance:

Very Fragrant

Bloom Time:

Late Spring/Early Summer

Habit:

Shrub

Patent Information:

Non-patented

Other Details:

Resistant to black spot

Resistant to mildew

Pruning Instructions:

Blooms on new wood; prune early to promote new growth

Soil pH requirements:

5.6 to 6.0 (acidic)

6.1 to 6.5 (mildly acidic)

Propagation Methods:

From softwood cuttings

From semi-hardwood cuttings

From hardwood cuttings

By grafting

By budding

Regional

This plant has been said to grow in the following regions:

Bonsall, California

Morongo Valley, California

Auburndale, Florida

Fellsmere, Florida

Marietta, Georgia

Richmond Hill, Georgia

Boise, Idaho

Nampa, Idaho

Indianapolis, Indiana

Des Moines, Iowa

Iowa City, Iowa

Lansing, Kansas

Rose Hill, Kansas

Wichita, Kansas

Lexington, Kentucky

Baton Rouge, Louisiana

Mandeville, Louisiana

Sykesville, Maryland

Saint Clair Shores, Michigan

Trenton, Michigan

Lincoln, Nebraska

Bronx, New York

Brooklyn, New York

North Tonawanda, New York

Hinckley, Ohio

Liberty Hill, Texas

Paris, Texas

Richmond, Texas

Chesapeake, Virginia

Green Bay, Wisconsin

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Gardeners' Notes:

3
positives
1
neutral
0
negatives
RatingContent
Neutral

On Jul 16, 2014, coriaceous from ROSLINDALE, MA wrote:

A very fragrant 4" rose with up to 41 petals. Its color does not fade to white in heat as with many pale colored roses. Blooms in flushes throughout the season.

Highly disease resistant. The New York Botanical Garden gives this rose a very high performance rating in its (no-spray) Peggy Rockefeller Rose Garden.

This rose is hardy to Z4.

Positive

On Jun 3, 2010, JAS1 from Green Bay, WI wrote:

Quietness is going gangbusters in my Zone4b garden, with no winter protection. It's outstanding, no disease problems and this year my 4-year-old bush has at least 50 blooms as of June 3rd, 2010.

Positive

On Apr 27, 2009, vossner from Richmond, TX (Zone 9a) wrote:

Deliciously fragrant and a fast grower

July 2014:dead

Positive

On Aug 1, 2008, lrwells50 from (Lynn) Paris, TX (Zone 7b) wrote:

A beautiful nearly thornless Buck rose. I cut mine back each year to about 3', and it's currently around 6'. Loads of nicely formed pale pink flowers from spring to frost.