Betty Prior (Rosa 'Betty Prior')-Hort Answers - University of Illinois Extension
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Betty Prior
Rosa 'Betty Prior'

Floribunda rose with matte green foliage and clusters of single blooms (petal count 5-7) flowers 2 inches in diameter. Flowers have a mild spicy fragrance. Prolific recurrent bloomer. 
Mature Height
3-4 Feet (width 2')
USDA Hardiness Zone
4 - 7 
Bloom Color
Bloom Season
June - October
Soil Conditions
Moist, Well-Drained
Exposure/Light Requirements
Full Sun
Pests and Problems

Environmental Damage

Fungal Disease

Insect Damage

Additional pests and problems that may affect this plant:

Tolerance to blackspot
Additional Notes
Good rose for mass planting and holds up well in heat. Flowers deepen to a near red as weather cools.


Related Resources
Home, Yard & Garden Pest Guide
Illinois Commercial Landscape and Turfgrass Pest Management Handbook
U of IL - Distance Diagnosis through Digital Imaging
U of IL - Plant Clinic