Hybrid Tea Rose, Buck Roses Collection
Rosa 'Silver Shadows'

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

Foliage Color:

Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Characteristics:

Unknown - Tell us

Water Requirements:

Unknown - Tell us

Where to Grow:

Unknown - Tell us

Regional

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

Iowa City, Iowa

Paris, Texas

Richmond, Texas

Gardeners' Notes:

2
positives
1
neutral
0
negatives
RatingContent
Positive

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

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

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