Knockout Rose Bushes
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Knock out rose bushes & Rose Rosette

Zone 37072-3353 zone 5 | zUrzx2zFjFDyEb8Prb3F8H37EMYT1nP6d6cYLVjUDE8= added on March 1, 2018 | Answered

I am on a landscape committee near Nashville, TN. Can you tell me if there are any rose rosette resistant knockout rose bushes available? I was told a year or two ago a resistant variety had been developed. If yes what is the name and will it grow in zone 5? We would like to consider using it at our community entrances.

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Answered on March 1, 2018

I think determining resistant varieties is still in progress. However, I did find a comprehensive article on rose rosette virus. Page 7 discusses *reported* resistant varieties. http://www.newenglandgrows.org/pdfs/ho_WindhamRoseRosette.pdf

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