He has black edges on white blooms. The only spray I use is the Bayer Fungicide. All the rest of my 100(?) roses are remaining very clean. What is up with the Pope?
I had PJPII and got rid of it. Just wasn't very vigorous at all. I now have Maria Shriver and am in love. Glorious Grandiflora -- heavenly smell. Don't waste your time trying to figure it out. . .don't know why everyone raves so.
It isn't wet weather--we have plenty of that and I've does quite well in our yard. PJPII took Queen at the Rhode Island Rose Show in 2012.
Wasn't Maria a rose that was renamed
Here on central coast CA it slowly declined over 5 years and finally removed.
Could be thrips. They love light colored roses. Can you post a picture?