Sweet Surrender Rose flowers
(Photo courtesy of NetPS Plant Finder)
Height: 4 feet
Spread: 30 inches
Hardiness Zone: 6b
Group/Class: Hybrid Tea Rose
The glorious enormous blooms in soft pink are a source of incredible fragrance so befitting its name; this cultivar is disease resistant, but does require spring freeze protection; excellent for the border and cutting
Sweet Surrender Rose features showy fragrant pink flowers with shell pink overtones at the ends of the branches from early summer to mid fall. The flowers are excellent for cutting. It has dark green foliage throughout the season. The glossy oval compound leaves do not develop any appreciable fall color. The fruits are showy red hips displayed from early to late fall.
Sweet Surrender 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 is a high maintenance shrub that will require regular care 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;
Sweet Surrender Rose is recommended for the following landscape applications;
- Mass Planting
- General Garden Use
Planting & Growing
Sweet Surrender Rose will grow to be about 4 feet tall at maturity, with a spread of 30 inches. 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.