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PlantFiles: Floribunda Rose, Cluster Flowered Rose
Rosa 'Smooth Buttercup'

Family: Rosaceae (ro-ZAY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Rosa (RO-zuh) (Info)
Cultivar: Smooth Buttercup
Hybridized by Davidson; Year of Registration or Introduction: 2003

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Cluster-flowered (incl. Floribunda & Grandiflora)

24-36 in. (60-90 cm)

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Bloom Color:
Deep yellow (dy)

Bloom Shape:

Flower Fragrance:
Slightly Fragrant

Bloom Time:
Blooms repeatedly


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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

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Gardeners' Notes:

Neutral Calif_Sue 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)

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

Introduced by Monrovia Nursery, 2003

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