Floribunda Rose
Rosa 'Apricot Nectar'

Family: Rosaceae (ro-ZAY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Rosa (RO-zuh) (Info)
Cultivar: Apricot Nectar
Additional cultivar information:(PP2594, aka Apricot Nektar)
Hybridized by Boerner
Registered or introduced: 1964
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Class:

Cluster-flowered (incl. Floribunda & Grandiflora)

Height:

24-36 in. (60-90 cm)

36-48 in. (90-120 cm)

Spacing:

24-36 in. (60-90 cm)

Hardiness:

USDA Zone 6a: to -23.3 C (-10 F)

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:

Apricot and apricot blend (ab)

Bloom Shape:

Double

Tea shaped

Flower Fragrance:

Very Fragrant

Bloom Time:

Late Spring/Early Summer

Blooms repeatedly

Habit:

Shrub

Can be trained as a standard or tree form

Patent Information:

Patent expired

Other Details:

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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

Regional

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

Fairfield, California

San Jose, California

San Leandro, California

Maitland, Florida

Panama City, Florida

Derby, Kansas

Camden, Maine

Kansas City, Missouri

Columbus, Ohio

North Augusta, South Carolina

El Paso, Texas

Round Rock, Texas

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Gardeners' Notes:

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positive
1
neutral
0
negatives
RatingContent
Positive

On Jun 30, 2010, Glenn3 from Camden, ME wrote:

The growth habit is a little scraggly, but the flower is perfect, and wonderfully scented. Perhaps in a warmer climate than Maine it has a different habit.

Neutral

On Jun 28, 2009, Joan from Belfield, ND (Zone 4a) wrote:


Editor's Note

Plant Patent number 2594 has expired