Data specific to Roses (Edit)
Bloom size: Large: 4-5"
Bloom shape: High-centered
Petal count: very full: 40+ petals
Rose bloom color: Pink blend
Rebloom: Good
Class: Hybrid tea
Extra Color Info: Deep pink, with white stripes
Growth Habit: Medium-tall, 4-5 feet, upright
Fragrance: Strong
Hybridizer & year: Tom Carruth, before 2013
Optimal growing zones: USDA zone 4 and warmer

General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Shrub
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
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)
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 4b -31.7 °C (-25 °F) to -28.9 °C (-20 °F)
Plant Height: 4 - 6 feet
Plant Spread: 2-3 feet
Leaves: Deciduous
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Bi-Color: Pink and white
Bloom Size: 4"-5"
Flower Time: Spring
Uses: Cut Flower
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Propagation: Other methods: Cuttings: Stem
Cuttings: Tip
Miscellaneous: With thorns/spines/prickles/teeth
Parentage: Della Reese x Rock & Roll

Alternative cultivar names:
  • 'Neil Diamond'
  • 'Wekdereroro'

Common names
  • Rose

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Location: Near Napa Valley (Northern California)
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Neil Diamond
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rosa neil diamond by pitcherell Jun 4, 2016 8:32 PM 1

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