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Bolero™ Rose

Rosa 'Poulbota'

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Bolero™ Rose (Rosa 'Poulbota') at Squak Mountain Nursery

Bolero™ Rose flowers

Bolero™ Rose flowers

(Photo courtesy of NetPS Plant Finder)

Bolero™ Rose (Rosa 'Poulbota') at Squak Mountain Nursery

Bolero™ Rose flowers

Bolero™ Rose flowers

(Photo courtesy of NetPS Plant Finder)

Height:  4 feet

Spread:  3 feet

Sunlight:  full sun 

Hardiness Zone:  5

Group/Class:  Floribunda Rose

Brand:  Star Roses

Description:

Bushy and upright in form, this floribunda rose produces lush and full, highly fragrant, creamy white blooms with pale pink centers; a tremendous visual impact when massed in the garden; an extraordinary cut flower; beautiful disease resistant foliage

Ornamental Features

Bolero™ Rose features showy fragrant white flowers with shell pink centers at the ends of the branches from mid spring to mid fall. The flowers are excellent for cutting. It has dark green foliage throughout the season. The glossy oval compound leaves do not develop any appreciable fall color. The fruit is not ornamentally significant.

Landscape Attributes

Bolero™ Rose is a multi-stemmed deciduous shrub with an upright spreading habit of growth. Its average texture blends into the landscape, but can be balanced by one or two finer or coarser trees or shrubs for an effective composition.

This is a high maintenance shrub that will require regular care and upkeep, and is best pruned in late winter once the threat of extreme cold has passed. It is a good choice for attracting bees to your yard. Gardeners should be aware of the following characteristic(s) that may warrant special consideration;

  • Spiny

Bolero™ Rose is recommended for the following landscape applications;

  • Mass Planting
  • Hedges/Screening
  • General Garden Use

Planting & Growing

Bolero™ Rose will grow to be about 4 feet tall at maturity, with a spread of 3 feet. It tends to fill out right to the ground and therefore doesn't necessarily require facer plants in front. It grows at a fast rate, and under ideal conditions can be expected to live for approximately 30 years.

This shrub should only be grown in full sunlight. It does best in average to evenly moist conditions, but will not tolerate standing water. It is not particular as to soil type or pH. It is highly tolerant of urban pollution and will even thrive in inner city environments. This particular variety is an interspecific hybrid.

 
 
Hardiness Zone Plant Height Minimum Sunlight
Characteristics
Massing  Screening  Garden 
Applications
Flowers  Attracts Wildlife 
Ornamental Features

Disclaimer - This Plant Finder tool is an online resource representing many of the varieties that we carry over the course of the season, and is intended for informational purposes only. Inventory varies seasonally, so we cannot guarantee that every plant will be in stock at all times - please contact the store directly for availability. It does not include our entire inventory of plants, so be sure to visit our store to see varieties that may not be represented on this list.