Buff Beauty Rose

Hybrid Musk Roses

The Buff Beauty rose, is just that. A Musk Rose that is 'A real beauty'. It bears large clusters (up to 12) apricot/yellow, old-fashioned flowers that resemble powder buffs. They have a pleasing fragrance, and can stand up to bad weather well.

The flowers on the Buff Beauty rose gently fade to a lighter color. New stems are a reddish brown. The bush itself is quite beautiful, even without the flowers. It has a nice rounded habit, with glossy dark green foliage that is dense, and considered very disease resistant. They are lovely planted as shrub roses.

You can grow them as a compact shrub rose by pruning it low, or let it grow into a spreading shrub. In warmer climates, it can even be grown as a short climbing rose.

Type Hybrid Musk Shrub Rose

Hybridizer Bental 1939

Blooms Apricot/yellow flowers are 4” across With 50 petals

Growth Habits Tall, Vigorous grower, bushy, grows 4-6’ tall

Foliage Large, dark green, glossy

Fragrance Moderate, Tea rose scent.

Awards Royal Horticultural Society Award of Garden Merit 1993

Hardy Zone 4-9

These Hybrid Musk roses, produce trusses of pale apricot flowers in Summer, and again in Fall. The main burst of flowers is in mid-summer, but the flowering continues all season.

The multi-petalled flower opens out, with mutteld centers, like a powder puff. It has a graceful habit, with branches arching beneath the weight of the clustered blooms. Flower color varies with the seasons, but they are always charming and distinctive.

This is a classic shrub rose that has been around for a long time, yet it is still popular today. Plant them in a border, or against a low wall for a spectacular effect.

The delicate powder puff flowers, make this a very charming, and attractive, shrub rose. That lovely tea rose fragrance is nice too!

It does okay when planted in partial shade.

Care;

Prune late winter. Remove dead, diseased, or damaged growth. Do not prune old wood. Trim remaining side shoots to retain the shape of the bush.

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