(Pronounced: EARTH Song)
'Earth Song' is beautiful dark pink Grandiflora rose developed by Dr. Griffith Buck of Iowa State University.
'Earth Song' is very characteristic of many of the Buck roses in its vivid colors and shading. It repeat blooms and is quite hardy.
'Earth Song' petals are so large that the central golden stamen area is almost obscured.
'Earth Song' is striking in any garden setting and a definite asset and "attention-getter".
'Earth Song' is a deep pink Buck Grandiflora rose. The medium-sized, long-pointed to urn-shaped buds of tyrian red open to double (25-30 petals), cupped, 4" to 4-1/2" blooms which pale as they open to tyrian rose.
The sweetly fragrant blooms are borne both singly and in clusters of 5-10. The leathery, dark green foliage is tinted with copper when young and has good resistance to both Blackspot and Powdery Mildew.
'Earth Song' was introduced by by Dr. Griffith Buck in 1975.
1975 [ USA ]
|PLANT SIZE |
Height: 4 ' to 5 ' Width: 2 ' to 3 '
'Earth Song' forms an erect and bushy plant 4' to 6' in height.
The foliage is dark green and leathery.
R - Repeat. 'Earth Song' starts blooming in early June in the Texas Hill Country and continues blooming until killing frost.
| Flower Size: 4.00" to 4.50" Cluster Size: 5 to 10 Petal Count: 25 to 30 |
'Earth Song' flowers are large (4" to 4-1/2"), double (25-30 petals), and cupped. They are borne both singly and in clusters of 5-10.
DP - Dark Pink. 'Earth Song' blooms open from medium-sized long pointed to urn-shaped buds that are tyrian red. The flowers pale as they open to dark rose pink.
|COLOR VARIATION:|| |
MF - Moderately Fragrant. 'Earth Song' blooms are sweetly fragrant.
Zones 5 - 9
'Earth Song' tolerates poorer soils.
'Earth Song' is is easily propagated from cuttings, and tolerates poorer soils.
American Rose Society. Modern Roses 10. Shreveport, Louisiana: American Rose Society. 1993, p. 149.
American Rose Society. Modern Roses XI. Shreveport, Louisiana: American Rose Society. 2000, p. 139.
Buck, Mary. Buck Roses - Hardy Roses Developed by Dr. Griffith Buck. Ames, IA: Iowa State Univeristy. 1998, p. 4.