Carefree Beauty (Medium Shrub Rose)

carefree beauty
Name: Carefree Beauty
Height: 4-5′
Width/Spread: 4-5′
Light: Sun
Evergreen/Deciduous: SE
Seasonal Interest: Spring to frost
Color/Feature: Semi-double blossoms, deep rich pink. Colors are more vivid in cool weather of spring and fall. Olive green foliage
EarthKindTM: Shrub
Maintenance: Prune back by 1/3 in late winter; remove spent blooms to encourage repeat blooms.
Botanical Name

& Comments:

Rosa ”Carefree Beauty’
Developed by Dr. Griffith Buck at Iowa State University. Also known as “Katy Road Pink’. Moderately fragrant, 4-5” blooms with up to 20 petals each. Attractive accent for perennial borders and beds, good in groups of 3-5. Creates large orange-red hips.


Learn about other water-wise roses for Lubbock County, courtesy of Lubbock Master Gardener Association.