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PlantFiles: Hybrid Tea Rose
Rosa 'Silver Shadows'

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Family: Rosaceae (ro-ZAY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Rosa (RO-zuh) (Info)
Cultivar: Silver Shadows
Hybridized by Buck; Year of Registration or Introduction: 1984

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Class:
Hybrid Tea

Height:
36-48 in. (90-120 cm)
4-6 ft. (1.2-1.8 m)

Spacing:
36-48 in. (90-120 cm)

Hardiness:
USDA Zone 5a: to -28.8 C (-20 F)
USDA Zone 5b: to -26.1 C (-15 F)
USDA Zone 6a: to -23.3 C (-10 F)
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:
Mauve and mauve blend (mb)

Bloom Shape:
Double

Flower Fragrance:
Very Fragrant

Bloom Time:
Late Spring/Early Summer
Blooms repeatedly

Habit:
Shrub

Patent Information:
Non-patented

Other Details:
Unknown - Tell us

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

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Profile:

2 positives
1 neutral
No negatives

Gardeners' Notes:

RatingAuthorContent
Positive vossner On Apr 4, 2010, vossner from Richmond, TX (Zone 9a) wrote:

What a perfect rose this is! In typical Buck fashion, it is a full shrub and blooms often throughout the season. Buds open a light violet and evolve into silver/gray beauties.

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

Just acquired Silver Shadows this spring. Very nice fragrance, and a color unlike any other rose in my garden.

Neutral Paulwhwest On Jul 1, 2004, Paulwhwest from Irving (Dallas area), TX (Zone 8a) wrote:

Bred in United States.

Parentage:
Seed: (Soir d'Automne x Music Maker) x Solitude
Pollen: (Blue Moon x Tom Brown) x Autumn Dusk

Regional...

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

Iowa City, Iowa
Paris, Texas
Richmond, Texas



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