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Floribunda rose "evening star" hardiness

Posted by canadianplant (My Page) on
Sun, May 11, 14 at 11:00

I either have a habit of buying non hardy roses or the stores have a habit of ordering plants that wont make it here (zone 4).

Either way I bought an evening star floribunda rose. There is little information online stating proper hardiness. I know floribundas usually go down to zone 5, with a small number making it to zone 4. I usually mulch my tender plants well and we have reliable snowfall with 3-5 feet being average every winter.

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RE: Floribunda rose "evening star" hardiness

  • Posted by seil z6b MI (My Page) on
    Sun, May 11, 14 at 15:10

Hard to say. All you can really do is give it a try in your garden and see. HMF looks like it lists it in a couple of zone 5 gardens. Maybe you could contact those growers and see how it does for them.

RE: Floribunda rose "evening star" hardiness

its possible. It seems my only chance is to get it close to a wall and mulch it to all hell. To be fair I have never tried mounding soil.

RE: Floribunda rose "evening star" hardiness

Evening Star should do well with mulch in zone 5. I grew it by the sea where gale force winds in the winter hit it and it never even had any dieback. IMO it is one of the best white floribundas. No disease and good vigour. Don't think it had any fragrance.

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