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Floribunda Rose, Cluster Flowered Rose
Rosa 'Smooth Buttercup'

Family: Rosaceae (ro-ZAY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Rosa (RO-zuh) (Info)
Cultivar: Smooth Buttercup
Additional cultivar information:(aka HADcup)
Hybridized by Davidson
Registered or introduced: 2003
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Class:

Cluster-flowered (incl. Floribunda & Grandiflora)

Height:

24-36 in. (60-90 cm)

Spacing:

Unknown - Tell us

Hardiness:

Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Color:

Deep yellow (dy)

Bloom Shape:

Double

Flower Fragrance:

Slightly Fragrant

Bloom Time:

Blooms repeatedly

Habit:

Bush

Patent Information:

Unknown - Tell us

Other Details:

Unknown - Tell us

Pruning Instructions:

Blooms on new wood; prune early to promote new growth

Soil pH requirements:

6.6 to 7.5 (neutral)

7.6 to 7.8 (mildly alkaline)

Propagation Methods:

By grafting

Gardeners' Notes:

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neutral
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RatingContent
Neutral

On Nov 3, 2007, Calif_Sue from Northern California
United States (Zone 9a) wrote:

Flowers have ruffled petals.
Deep yellow blooms. Moderate fragrance. Average diameter 3.25". Medium, double (17-25 petals), in small clusters, ruffled bloom form. Blooms in flushes throughout the season. Medium, upright growth habit. Medium, matte, medium green foliage. Height of 24" to 32" (60 to 80 cm)

Parentage:
Seed: Kika [Basildon Bond Arthur Bell]
Pollen: Midas Touch

Introduced by Monrovia Nursery, 2003