PlantsRoses→Rose (Rosa 'Banshee')

Data specific to Roses (Edit)
Bloom size: Large: 4-5"
Petal count: full: 26-40 petals
Rose bloom color: Light pink
Rebloom: None
Class: Other: Damask
Growth Habit: Tall, 4-10 feet, bushy
Fragrance: Strong
Misc: Shade tolerant
Hybridizer & year: Unknown, before 1773
Optimal growing zones: USDA zone 3 and warmer

General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Shrub
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Full Sun to Partial Shade
Soil pH Preferences: Moderately acid (5.6 – 6.0)
Slightly acid (6.1 – 6.5)
Neutral (6.6 – 7.3)
Slightly alkaline (7.4 – 7.8)
Plant Height: 4-10 feet
Plant Spread: 5-8 feet
Leaves: Deciduous
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Pink
Flower Time: Late spring or early summer
Uses: Cut Flower
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Propagation: Other methods: Cuttings: Stem
Cuttings: Tip
Miscellaneous: With thorns/spines/prickles/teeth


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Location: My Garden, Arvada, ColoradoDate: JuneBanshee - the one described by Leonie Bell
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Location: My Garden, Arvada, ColoradoDate: JuneBanshee - the one described by Leonie Bell
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Posted by tabby (denver, colorado zone 5) on Nov 15, 2011 5:41 PM

I'm going to assume this database entry is for the Banshee described by Leonie Bell in the 1977 American Rose Annual, and not the rose now referred to as High Country Banshee, but which many still call just Banshee. I grow both and they are very different roses.

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