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PlantFiles: Floribunda Rose
Rosa 'Apricot Nectar'

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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; Year of Registration or Introduction: 1965

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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:
Non-patented

Other Details:
Unknown - Tell us

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

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Profile:

1 positive
1 neutral
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Gardeners' Notes:

RatingAuthorContent
Positive Glenn3 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 Joan On Jun 28, 2009, Joan from Belfield, ND (Zone 4a) wrote:


Editor's Note

Plant Patent number 2594 has expired

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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