Spong Shrub Roses
Description of Spong Roses:
Spong is a pink, early summer flowering shrub rose with a dense, compact habit. It is quite shade tolerant and suitable for growing in a pot.
Deadhead this rose as soon as each flower fades. Wet weather will tend to ruin the flowers, so we recommend Spong for dry parts of the country and sheltered locations.
Characteristics of Spong Bushes:
- Bud colour: Deep pink.
- Colour: Medium pink.
- Flower Shape: Double, cupped.
- Fragrance: 3-Strong.
- Flower Period: Repeating through the summer.
- Leaves: Matt green. Lush.
- Height & Spread: 1.2 metres by 1 metre.
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History and Parentage of Spong Roses:
This French rose was bred in 1805.