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America Rosa 'America'

Previously known as:

  • Rosa 'JACclam'
Phonetic Spelling
RO-zuh
Description

America is a climbing rose with dark green leathery leaves lovely salmon-pink with lighter reverse fully double blooms. It blooms reliably from late spring to early fall singly or in small clusters and has a spicy clove fragrance. It is a vigorous climber with strong stems and nice green foliage. Plant in average to rich soil in a moist well-drained area with full sun.  To ensure good flowering use a balanced fertilizer in the winter and early summer and use an organic mulch to protect and keep the roots moist.  Plant it in vertical spaces along arbors or trellis, in borders, along walls or fences.

 

Insects, Diseases, and Other Plant Problems:  Has shown good resistance to powdery mildew, rust, and blackspot.

 

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Cultivars / Varieties:
Tags:
#sun#showy flowers#deciduous#vigorous#pink flowers#deciduous shrub#high maintenance#fast growing#cpp#fences#trellises#large flowers#arbors#climbing rose#english garden#cutting garden#coral#vertical spaces#non-toxic for horses#non-toxic for dogs#non-toxic for cats
 
Cultivars / Varieties:
Tags:
#sun#showy flowers#deciduous#vigorous#pink flowers#deciduous shrub#high maintenance#fast growing#cpp#fences#trellises#large flowers#arbors#climbing rose#english garden#cutting garden#coral#vertical spaces#non-toxic for horses#non-toxic for dogs#non-toxic for cats
  • Attributes:
    Genus:
    Rosa
    Family:
    Rosaceae
    Life Cycle:
    Woody
    Recommended Propagation Strategy:
    Stem Cutting
    Particularly Resistant To (Insects/Diseases/Other Problems):
    More resistant to disease that other roses
    Dimensions:
    Height: 10 ft. 0 in. - 14 ft. 0 in.
    Width: 4 ft. 0 in. - 6 ft. 0 in.
  • Whole Plant Traits:
    Plant Type:
    Rose
    Shrub
    Woody Plant Leaf Characteristics:
    Deciduous
    Maintenance:
    High
    Appendage:
    Prickles
  • Cultural Conditions:
    Light:
    Full sun (6 or more hours of direct sunlight a day)
    Soil Texture:
    Clay
    High Organic Matter
    Loam (Silt)
    Sand
    Soil pH:
    Acid (<6.0)
    Alkaline (>8.0)
    Neutral (6.0-8.0)
    Soil Drainage:
    Good Drainage
    Moist
    Available Space To Plant:
    6-feet-12 feet
    12-24 feet
    USDA Plant Hardiness Zone:
    4a, 4b, 5b, 5a, 6b, 6a, 7b, 7a, 8a, 8b, 9b, 9a
  • Fruit:
    Fruit Type:
    Achene
    Aggregate
    Fruit Description:
    A rose hip, which is an aggregate of achenes enclosed in a fleshy receptacle.
  • Flowers:
    Flower Color:
    Orange
    Pink
    Flower Inflorescence:
    Solitary
    Flower Value To Gardener:
    Fragrant
    Good Cut
    Long Bloom Season
    Showy
    Flower Bloom Time:
    Fall
    Spring
    Summer
    Flower Shape:
    Cup
    Flower Petals:
    more than 20 petals/rays
    Flower Size:
    3-6 inches
    Flower Description:
    Coral pink 3"-5" across appear solitary or in small clusters late spring to fall. Double bloom borne singly and in clusters of 5 to 10; 30 to 43 petals; repeat blooms late in the season; tight, ovoid, pointed buds open as high centered 4 to 5 inch bloom; becomes open with age. Clove fragrance.
  • Leaves:
    Woody Plant Leaf Characteristics:
    Deciduous
    Leaf Color:
    Green
    Red/Burgundy
    Leaf Feel:
    Leathery
    Leaf Type:
    Compound (Pinnately , Bipinnately, Palmately)
    Leaf Arrangement:
    Opposite
    Leaf Shape:
    Ovate
    Leaf Margin:
    Serrate
    Hairs Present:
    No
    Leaf Description:
    The thick leathery dark green foliage has 5 ovate leaflets. New foliage is dark reddish-brown.
  • Stem:
    Stem Color:
    Green
    Stem Is Aromatic:
    No
    Stem Description:
    Covered in pointy prickles
  • Landscape:
    Landscape Location:
    Vertical Spaces
    Landscape Theme:
    Cottage Garden
    Cutting Garden
    English Garden
    Design Feature:
    Accent
    Border
    Screen/Privacy
    Specimen
    Problems:
    Spines/Thorns