Miniature Rose
Rosa 'Lemon Drop'

Family: Rosaceae (ro-ZAY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Rosa (RO-zuh) (Info)
Cultivar: Lemon Drop
Additional cultivar information:(PP14555; aka WEKyegi)
Hybridized by Carruth
Registered or introduced: 2001
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Class:

Miniature

Height:

12-18 in. (30-45 cm)

18-24 in. (45-60 cm)

Spacing:

15-18 in. (38-45 cm)

Hardiness:

USDA Zone 6b: to -20.5 C (-5 F)

USDA Zone 7a: to -17.7 C (0 F)

USDA Zone 7b: to -14.9 C (5 F)

USDA Zone 8a: to -12.2 C (10 F)

USDA Zone 8b: to -9.4 C (15 F)

USDA Zone 9a: to -6.6 C (20 F)

USDA Zone 9b: to -3.8 C (25 F)

USDA Zone 10a: to -1.1 C (30 F)

USDA Zone 10b: to 1.7 C (35 F)

Bloom Color:

Medium yellow (my)

Bloom Shape:

Semi-double

Cupped

Flower Fragrance:

Slightly Fragrant

Bloom Time:

Late Spring/Early Summer

Blooms repeatedly

Habit:

Shrub

Patent Information:

Patented

Other Details:

Stems are moderately thorny

Pruning Instructions:

Blooms on new wood; prune early to promote new growth

Soil pH requirements:

5.6 to 6.0 (acidic)

6.1 to 6.5 (mildly acidic)

Propagation Methods:

From softwood cuttings

From semi-hardwood cuttings

From hardwood cuttings

By grafting

By budding

Foliage Color:

Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Characteristics:

Unknown - Tell us

Water Requirements:

Unknown - Tell us

Where to Grow:

Unknown - Tell us

Regional

This plant has been said to grow in the following regions:

San Rafael, California

Gardeners' Notes:

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Positive

On Jul 2, 2013, Ososanna from San Rafael, CA wrote:

I have this plant in a 16 inch container on a post in full sun. It's very compact, and covered with over a dozen small roses (about 1" diameter) of intense yellow. The only thing it lacks is fragrance. It's a very cheerful rose and would also be good in front of a border,