Nicole rose bush description and growing information. Nicole roses flowers are a beautiful blend of dark red/pink, orchid pink and white. The double, cupped blooms occur in clusters.
The flowers begin coming in late spring or early summer and repeat through fall.
The bush on which these slightly fragrant flowers bloom will grow into a 5 foot tall and wide shrub clothed in shiny green foliage.
The Nicole Floribunda rose is very thorny. But she makes up for this by being exceptionally resistant to the following rose diseases:
Nicole roses bloom on new wood so prune them before new growth begins in the spring.
Nicole was hybridized by Kordes and introduced in 1985. She has won Best Floribunda from the Golden Triangle Rose & Garden Society in 1999, the Portland Gold Medal in 1995, Court of Show Honor from the San Antonio Rose Society in 2001 and at least 50 other awards between 1998 and 2001.
This outstanding Floribunda rose is recommended for USDA zones 5a-9b and will withstand cold down to -20 degrees F.
Playboy Rose Bush
The Playboy rose bush, syn. Cheerio, is compact growing orange rose. The Playboy Floribunda rose will add mild fragrance and sizzling color to your summer rose garden.
The Green Rose
The Green rose, Rosa chinensis viridiflora, is an old heirloom China rose. Its green colored rose are the result of a chance mutation. The petals of this green rose flower are actually sepals.